Gross National Happiness

The first major international seminar which drew more than 80 participants from across the globe to discuss the depth and profundity of the concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH) agreed that GNH combines spirituality with secular science of technology and that the global community should protect and enhance it.

So says a report from Bhutan, where the seminar on “Operationalization of Gross National Happiness” was held. Read the entire report here.

Professor Buddhadasa Hewavitharana, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Peradeniya, was specially invited to participate. read about that here.

(Thanks to investigator V. Wieloch for bringing this to our attention.)