Seconds turns into minutes, days into week, young into old, new becomes obsolete, that is a law of nature. Many of us look sublime to these change by not contemplating, did we leave something productive behind for our younger generations. It is good to think about the saying, “The world we are living in is not owned by us, we are simply the caretaker of it to pass to our younger generation.”  We feel eager and hurry to move ahead hurriedly to obtain ones greed without the glimpse of thought to turn back and see what we have done.

Humans race are so deceived by the foul call of being permanent. As stated in the book of Sogyal Rinpoche, ‘The Tibetan book of living and dying’. He said, “The   birth of man is the birth of his sorrow. The longer he lives the more stupid he becomes, because his anxiety to avoid the unavoidable death becomes more and more acute what bitterness! He lives for what is always out of reach! His thirst for survival in the future makes him incapable of living in the present.” Its worth to say that the foolishness of self has made us conditioned in living, as if nature is going to change and we are not.

Note it from the day we started exposing ourselves with the world around us, we had been foreshadowing our thoughts and ideas with interrogative pronouns, where we tediously work to sabotage the gift of nature and forget ourselves to live the life of a day. We strive to accumulate the materialistic wealth for so long that we forget the purpose of us being different from other creatures. Why we are not content with what we have? Are basic goods not enough for us to breathe the air on the earth?
What are that we doing by accumulating the wealth, if we are subject to the change and decay. Why should someone live the day by thinking of what is out reach?

It will be wiser for us to look to this day and live the life by enjoying the varieties and realities of our existence with right actions. As said by Azhi Nangsa, " We are born to die, we accumulate wealth to exhaust, we meet to apart." knowing the clear scenario of our kind, why should we centered on me, mine, i and self , after all every one life ends the same way.       



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  1. And Gandhi rightly said, " Live as if your were to die tomorrow and learn as if your were to live forever". If we follow this wisdom of great Gandhi, no doubt we will make meaningful living.