Suffer, but suffer rightly

Question: Is suffering necessary to reach the Truth?

Acharya Prashant: A lot of suffering is just unnecessary. If it is unnecessary, give it up. A part of it is necessary. If it is necessary, go through it.

We can see the next question coming. What is the next question?

How do we know which part of the suffering is necessary, and which part is unnecessary?

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