What a carefree life we have lived as children. And those memories still linger in my mind and I cherish them even today. And I must add here that academically I was an excellent student with a distinction. Many gold and silver medals are my precious possession even today. It is high time that we all take stock of our own selves and become aware of our values, capabilities and priorities. Materialistic approach should not be the end all. Comforts are necessary but unnecessary hoarding, running after them madly must be checked, contentment is a great virtue. Our ancestors have left this great legacy which we have sadly forgotten. India is a country of great moral values. It is a land of Rama, Krishna and Buddha. All these saints had plenty of wealth as they were princes but they lived a life which still is a source of inspiration to millions around the globe.
Wake up now! Get out of this vicious circle which is only leading mankind to doom. Demons like depression, anger, anxiety are eating the very root of society as Deemak eats the root of even a big tree. And tree becomes hollow and falls slowly and gradually. Let us all learn a few lessons from illiterate, innocent people of villages, who are much happier than us. They are gifted with the treasure of contentment, happiness and bliss. They derive happiness from their small achievements enjoy each and every moment of life as it comes. And most important is that they live in present. They do not have time to brood on the past, nor do they plan too much about their future. They live this precious life exactly like a bud. The bud unfolds and blooms into a beautiful flower, taking its own time. No one can manipulate it. Similarly all of us must use the manure of hard work, sincerity, patience and enjoy the fruit of happiness and contentment in the soil of life. Let us not pollute our life by the present scenario, which is the precursor of tension, depression and other many maladies. Deep faith in the god goes a long way in deriving all unnecessary maladies from our life. Let us all resolve to make India proud of its citizens by following our own ancient Indian heritage. And this very heritage will lead us to happiness, bliss and contentment which are our birth rights.