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Purpose of Life

From: krish (krish_at_astro.ge.com)
Date: Tue Nov 07 1995 - 13:57:15 PST

I do want to sress my respect of all of and in no
way try to teach you. Mani has given a nice answer.
I do not whether Narayana created us or directed the
individual soul to be born is a Hindu concept. But
our puranaas say that. If one uses Ramayana as amn
example, every character has a pre-ordained purpose
and that includes Ravana, Kumbhakaran, Vibeeshana
Wali, Sugriva and the brothers and the rest. All
who die attain moksha, irrespective of their
acts or pupose in life.
I feel that man is a thinking animal and is 
concerned about his actions and passage of time.
This is when he questions his existence. When we
are active with other interests, it is not
a concern. We are busy. I think this where
Karma or action comes into play. If we are fully
in this mode, time and thought are of no concern.
Bkakti probably fulfills this thought process
when one is idling.
Krish