I have given a long thought on this subject. I have read hundreds of book and listened to a number of speakers, entrepreneurs and spiritual gurus to find the purpose of life and define our destiny. Here is what I believe the answer to this question.
There are people who are very clear about what it is that they want, but most of us do not know. I have also seen that some of us have found it through compassion or experience, but still, there are a lot of people who do not have any idea about what they want. Not only people do not know what they want, but also they are struggling with this idea to find their passion.
The purpose of life
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Here is a very clear purpose what everyone is seeking whether knowingly or unknowingly. I have figured it out through my journey and I am convinced that it is the sole purpose of life. Whether you are looking for a new job, car, home, money or material, whether you are going to a pub, a temple or a travel, whether you want a life partner, girlfriend, friend or children, the intention behind all of them is that you are seeking happiness, joy, pleasure, blissfulness or peace.
Now let’s talk about the purpose of life. From the above, one can conclude that the purpose of life is to find joy, but this is not what I want to conclude here. What we have done wrong is this that we have made happiness the purpose of life and we are seeking it through different ways. Because human desires are eternal so there is no end to it. It simply means we are never going to get it, but this is what I would like to clarify. The purpose of life is not happiness; instead, happiness is life.
If we do not learn to live happily with where we are, with what we have, then we simply never going to be happy. It is possible to be happy with where we are. Let me say it again it is possible to be happy with where we are. Human is the only species which can be happy. Our creator has made us this way that we can become creator itself. If you study any other species on this planet, the sole purpose of other species existence is to survive and participate in the planet ecological system, but as a human being, we are a creator. We can create this planet or we can destroy it. It is just because we have the ability to create. The same ability enables us to create happiness within us irrespective of the surrounding condition. Because of the same reason, different human being has a different experience in the same situation. It is simply because we all create what we want.