The Buddha taught right concentration so that renunciates can experience a happiness not known before independent of worldly pleasures. But the Buddha also taught that all meditation experiences are mentally fashioned and subject to cessation.
Whoever practices for happiness must know that there may be moments of happiness due to practice but that this happiness is impermanent. But don't you worry about that because liberation is "better" than happiness.
Yes yes! Liberation of wanting happiness and not wanting suffering.
Whoever practices for happiness
Not so, this looks selfish aim.
There is no writing & reading on this forum apart from ignorance. Same applies to consciousness as the basis for writing & reading on this forum.
There are so many scripts-books filling the walls in many monasteries and libraries, all full of 'ignorance'. But so needful and so precious. Actually is there ignorance? Just called so?
In order to be free of dream, there is the need of same dreamlike phenomenal ( words-forms-methods...) nature in order to be able to recognize in the dream. Generosity ( like paramita) with that is compassionate deed.
The practitioner-practice and practising are not three.
And therefore not a Buddhist self what practises Buddhist practice.
If we all could directly see that, expecting all to do so, even not able, then what? I think there is certainly a difference in rejecting the liberating medicines and pointing to see their nature, their impermanence, just like all phenomena.
The presence of space makes it possible for the whole universe to be set out within it, and yet this does not alter or condition space in any way. Although rainbows appear in the sky, they do not make any difference to the sky; it is simply that the sky makes the appearance of rainbows possible.
Phenomena adorn emptiness, but never corrupt it. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.