In Bhagvad Gita, Lord Krishna had told Arjuna that our soul has to pass through 84,00,00,00 species in order to get a human body to live. Karma is considered to be so important in life — the amount of good deed you will do in life will decide what form of life you will be gifted in your next birth.
Since the birth till the end of our life…..that is graveyard….we are occupied with the series of Karmas…which I think would be the 5 stages of never ending circle of life. Even better I can say it like since the birth we are occupied with the chain of Karmas and rituals …..In the race of karma….even if a human is lying on the verge of death……but his needs and goals will always be immortal. Our life is a vicious circle of needs and expectations.
1. Childhood :
In today’s world, most of the children are under the stress of studies and expectations of outer world.
You might be wondering:
Everything is predefined by their parents and the outer world….What to wear, how to behave, what to eat, how to eat, when to sleep, what to play, whom to talk, even which subject they have to pursue… there is no word like child’s own wish…..everything will be controlled by parents and sometimes with the burden of control, child would be out of control ,by the time the child attains an adulthood, he already has become a warrior and ready to fight with the outer world. Is that a price which a child has to pay in the name of Karma!!!???
2. Adulthood :
In this stage of life, a person tries to keep balance between his career and getting settled down in life. To achieve his goals in his professional life ……he tries everything from hard work to no family life, politics to buttering his superiors….but at the end …his goals remains unsatisfied. Human tendency is always to look into others life and believe that their life is more happy than their and in doing this they forget to enjoy their own life. At the end, they fail to satisfy themselves, this continues to go on and they forget to enjoy their adulthood.
3. Parenthood :
The most challenging and happiest stage of a person is Parenthood. In this stage a person enjoys mix feelings, sometimes parents feel that they have make a wrong decision of being parent and most of the time they enjoy with their child by regenerating their own childhood. But in today’s life it is very difficult to make balance between career and child’s upbringing. Sometimes parents fails to give some quality time to their child which psychological affects the child.
4. Elder- hood :
In this stage , a person is more or less retired by most of his responsibilities and now he thinks that he could try to attain all his dreams which he could not have enjoyed because of his karma responsibilities in the previous stages. But due to extra stress which he had suffered from attaining the goals of previous stages, his body is not supporting him. Now he is caged by so many health issues so that he can no eat what he wants to eat, he cannot, climb the mountains, travel, some of his friends are not there to accompany him….so more or less he be alone at this stage and thinks about what he has achieved in life and this states that he is still not satisfied with the life.
So this is the never ending circle of life. We all are caged in the act of Karma and in achieving that we forget to live our life and at the end when we have nothing, we think what the purpose of our life…is!!!!! And what we have achieved …but it does not that life is miserable, live your life at fullest, enjoy every second of your life…..don’t wait to celebrate big moments…..enjoy every small moments with your loved one….your family and friends…..so that ….at the end ….you never regret about your life.