“I don’t think life is absurd. I think we are all here for a huge purpose. I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for.”
This beautiful quote is written by ‘Norman Mailer’, and it depicts that there is an ultimate purpose of our life and our existence on earth.
So, “What’s the purpose of life ????” It is a thoughtful question that has been asked and discussed in different religions and philosophies as well as answered by great people since historical times…
“It is not life to whirl and twirl,
In busy nothings around,
While thought and purpose empty go,
And truth is never found….. ” – Arad Joy Sebring.
Nowadays, life has become so hectic and stressful that we don’t have time to explore..to think..to wonder..to discover more. People have to fulfill their own responsibilities, career goal, and relationships. But even though people are immersed in working, they could be mindlessly leading a meaningless life or maybe unhappily chasing a wrong path.
In midst of all the chaos and the busy schedule, take some time to ponder…to contemplate on these questions : –
‘Are you feeling happy and satisfied with the way, you are leading your life’
‘Are you true to your heart’
‘Is this the life that you ever dreamt or wanted’
‘What’s the purpose of your living’
‘What’s the role of our existence’
When do people start to think about the purpose of life ??
Sometimes, when people are depressed or lose hope, sometimes just due to genuine curiosity whereas, sometimes when people undergo tragic situations they tend to contemplate what’s the purpose of life.
You can find the answer to this beautiful question “What’s the purpose of life”, after reading the ten amazing thoughts and quotes given by some great people : –
1. To Love
‘To love, to truly love. To become one with love and then to radiate that love outwards… To love those who love you, and also those who don’t. Not necessary because they deserve it, but because love is the only thing we have to offer…’
this is the answer that Luminita Saviuc stated when she received numerous emails regarding this beautiful question ‘What’s the purpose of life’.
Luminita Saviuc is a founder and blogger in chief of ‘purposefairy’ and has written most addicting articles on personal development.
According to her, life is love and love is life. So we should spread love and happiness throughout our way.
2. To Follow Your Heart
‘If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, than I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life’ this quote is given by “Abraham Maslow” , a popular American psychologist, who was specialized in humanist psychology.
He explains that the purpose of life is to follow where your heart leads you. Follow your passion and dreams, and do the things that make you feel content and joyous.
3. To Be Happy
‘The very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we simply desire contentment’ this is the answer given by His Holiness, “Dalai Lama” , the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. His religious name is ‘Tenzin Gyatso’. He has always spread the message of love, compassion, and peace for people. Also known as ‘Doctor of soul’.
According to Dalai Lama, a person should be happy and satisfied with his life. He also stated to help others. ‘If you can’t help them, don’t hurt them’.
4. To Care For Others
‘I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance’ this beautiful life quote is written by “Pablo Casals” , the legend in the 20th century with great talent in music.
He was a Spanish musician and extraordinary cellist, who wrote numerous quotes and sayings on humanity, talent, gifts, services, artistry, and leadership.
Based on his quote, a person should have a caring heart and considerate nature that would make your life significant.
5. To Explore And Experience
‘The purpose of life is to explore and experience’ this is the answer given by “Steve Pavlina” , one of the most successful bloggers, who wrote on self-development, success, spirituality, and motivation. He is also a motivational speaker.
His answer explains that one should explore the surroundings, different paths and take experiences.
To reach our destination, we follow a path… Maybe the path will be wrong, we would turn and take another path and it would be right but it is not important that we embark on which path. But the thing matters is that we embark.