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WHO WILL CRY WHEN WE DIE?

It is natural that if a person dies in a family, all the blood relations and other members will cry for the beautiful, meaningful and colorful memories the deceased has to make them witnessed and enjoyed in their life and the lessons and life-changing values they learned from him. The people very close feel great pain for the loss of their well-wisher.  But there may be some members also in the family of the deceased, who cry more than the blood relations, for the sake of Society. Since times immemorial we have been hearing the story of Lord Rama from Ramayana, an Indian Epic.  He was loved by all, and even by His enemies.  He was the embodiment of a perfect human being.  He was given the title of " Maryada Purushothama " considering him as a Supreme being for His unbroken principles as an ideal son, a wise brother, a caring husband, a good friend, the best disciple, etc., but most importantly a notable and admiring king in the clan of Ishvaku. When Lod Rama entered Sar

SELFISHNESS

We hate others who are selfish but justify ourselves when the same feature( selfishness) is within us.  Lack of sympathy has been seen as one of the roots of selfishness. This trait puts an ugly mark on the soul of an individual. Some selfish people treat others as an option whenever they require some favour from them. After their work is over they treat them like strangers. In Mahabharat, an Indian epic, Duryodhana, son of Dhritarashtra, the king of the Kauravas Dynasty, supported Karna, who was an Archer and the son of a low caste person ie., Sutha in a tournament with his selfish motive. Karna was not allowed to showcase his skills on the basis of his caste.  Duryodhana with his selfish motive crowned Karna as king of a small country called Anga, to take revenge against Pandavas who are s ons of King Pandu, as he desperately wanted a good Archer on his side to match Arjuna. Likewise in Ramayana an Indian epic, there is an instance of selfishness that showed a drastic eff