Is this Shangrila?

I saw these news clips tonight online, one about Shangri-la, and the next one about death… right next to each other.

You have an idea that somehow that time is going to take care of everything. You must understand that the mechanics of conditional existence do not lead you to Happiness. They do not do anything of the kind. Happiness is a matter of understanding and transcending all of it. This is something, of course, that you must come to understand and realize by making a serious investigation of conditional existence.

The World-Friend, Adi Da, from Easy Death, The Choice of Happiness, page 136