The Baal Shem Tov taught that true happiness is the high road to G‑d. "Serve G‑d with happiness!" sings the psalmist. And the Baal Shem Tov explained, "The happiness itself is your service of G‑d." ~ From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. How the Baal Shem Tov changed the way we think about happiness - www.chabad.org
Rabbi Jason Gives a Pre-Boxing Match Prayer on Mojo in the Morning
Indeed, when all human beings agree to abolish and eradicate their Desire to Receive for themselves, and have no other desire but to Give upon and share with their friends, all worries and jeopardy in the world will cease to exist. And we would all be assured of a whole and wholesome life, since each of us would have a whole world caring for us, ready to fulfill our needs. —Ba’al Ha’Sulam, Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag, Introduction to the Zohar, 19
There is a non-mainstream theory that during the "lost years" of Jesus' life (there is no mention in the Bible of what he was doing between the ages of 12-30) that he traveled to India and spent time learning from spiritual masters there. There are some interesting parallels between Buddhism and Christianity, so it might not be that far-fetched.
Rabbi Sandy Sasso’s “We Are Not Going Back” Speech From the Indianapolis Women’s Rally
Nachum Presented Rabbi Zev Segal’s ob”m Eulogy for the Lubavitcher ...