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The purpose of life

what is the actual meaning of life ? is it just 42 ?
…isn't it always in circles ? happening again and again.

how can a overthinking person pirsuit happiness in life

ever felt like missing something yet you don't know what you're missing…


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Imran Sallay

happy 42nd birth day.

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indi YAMU STAFF

The Buddha said life is suffering and showed a way out, which you need to re discover for yourself through mediation and examination of your own experience.

That said, I personally take what I can from his message and meditation but don't go that far. I have been born and lived lucky and generally enjoy life. I don't want to go to the woods.

We're each equipped with a brain which essentially runs a simulation of the universe inside it. In a sense we are the center of that universe as a perceived, relative thing and that is quite magical. And quite tragic if you think of how we treat each other.

Another insight the Buddha had was no self, that you are not a reality at all. You are connected to and a part of everything, from your ancestors to the air you breathe to the bacteria in your gut to the ideas and words in your head. If there is a purpose it's on a dimension which cannot be captured in binary language and thus your question is perhaps not the right one and a answer like 42 is no less satisfying than any other.

In short, the purpose may just be to enjoy the ride.

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parippuandpaan

Ask a freaking dolphin man

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Kaveen Rodrigo

Have a Malu Paan my friend, that's the purpose of life.

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