Is suffering necessary for awakening?

Acharya Prashant
6 min readSep 16, 2020

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Question: When intense suffering is created, that usually wakes up people. But is it possible that one can wake up without suffering, living a very comfortable life?

Acharya Prashant (AP): You see, only the sleeping one can wake up.