While virtually nobody knows the purpose of life, there are various ideas, theories, and hints about it. For instance, there are 9 ancient Sanskrit rules for to being a human, and reading them teaches us something more about life.
Sanskrit is an ancient language of Hinduism, used in different ways to communicate with the ancient Hindu Celestial Gods. It is undoubtedly one of the most important ancient languages thousands of years ago.
The 9 lessons presented below are a series of stance designed to be used as a foundation of personal growth and mental wellbeing. While they date thousands of years, they are still valid today!
The 9 Rules For Being Human
1. You will receive a body
Whether you like or despise it, it will be yours for the rest of your life, meaning for the entire period this time around.
2. You will learn lessons
You are enrolled in an informal school called life and every day is an opportunity to learn something new. To learn lessons. It depends on you whether you will take them seriously or consider them stupid and irrelevant.
3. There are no mistakes, only lessons
Mistakes are inevitable part of life. After all, growth is a process of error and experimentation. The failures and failed experiments are part of the process that eventually works.
4. A lesson is repeated until it is learned
A lesson will be shown in various forms until you have finally learned it. Then you can move on to the next lesson.
5. Learning lessons doesn’t end
Every part of life contains its lessons! There are lessons to be learned as long as you are alive. This process of learning doesn’t end.
6. “There” is no better than “here”
Once your “there” has become a “here”, you will obtain another “there” that again, looks better than “here”.
7. Others are merely mirrors of you
You can`t hate or love something about other person unless it reflects to you something you like or dislike about yourself.
8. What you make of your life is up to you
What you make of your life depends on you only! You have all the resources and tools needed, and how you use them is up to you. The choice is only yours.
9. The answers lie inside you
All of the answers regarding life and its purpose lie inside you. All you have to do is to look within, listen, and trust.
Some of these lessons are centered about having no ego and being open to learning new things and experiencing new adventures. They are quite similar to those underpinning Eastern religion like Buddhism. The fact that they have survived the test of time suggests that they do have value.