[Watch] 12 Life Lessons From A Man Who’s Seen 12000 Deaths

The Logical Indian

July 8th, 2016 / 5:28 PM

For many Hindus, Kashi (Varanasi) is considered the holiest place on the earth. Many believe that if you breathe your last in Kashi, then you will attain ‘Kashi labh’ — moksh “release from the cycle of rebirth caused by the law of karma”.

For a span of last 44 years, Bhairav Nath Shukla has been the manager of Kashi Labh Mukti Bhawan, one of the guesthouses in Kashi where people check in to die. For over four decades, he has seen people arriving at his guesthouse during their final days and wait for days. So far, Mr. Shukla has witnessed over 12,000 deaths.

He has 12 life lessons to share with us

  1. Resolve all conflicts before you go
  2. Simplicity is the truth of life
  3. Filter out people’s bad traits
  4. Be willing to seek help from others
  5. Find beauty in simple things
  6. Acceptance is liberation
  7. Accepting everyone as the same makes service easier
  8. If/When you find your purpose, do something about it
  9. Habits become values
  10. Choose what you want to learn
  11. You don’t break ties with people; you break ties with the thought they produce
  12. 10 percent of what you earn should be kept aside for dharma — doing good for others

 


Contributors

Written by :

Edited by :

12 Life Lessons From A Man Who’s Seen 12000 Deaths"]

Related Stories

Manual Scavenger Deaths

With 144 Deaths, Tamil Nadu Tops List Of Most Manual Scavenger Deaths In The Country

Engineer turns guitar teacher

Guitar Lessons At Re 1 Per Day: Meet Engineer Turned Guitar Teacher Who Is Spreading The Joy Of Music

RBI Liquidity

RBI To Pump Rs 12000 Cr Liquidity Into Market To Meet Demands Of Festival Season

Lord Ganesha Bengaluru Traffic Police Helmet

Lord Ganesha Descends From Heaven On Bengaluru Road To Teach Lessons On Road Safety

MyStory : “I Just Taught Them A Subject, But They Taught Me Many Inspirational Lessons Through Their Life”

Cannot Implicate A Man As A Terrorist Merely Because He Has Seen Certain Videos And Speeches

Latest on The Logical Indian

Get Inspired

Reverse Migration: “How I Went From Earning Just Rs 3,000 Per Month To Buying A Car Of Mine Own”

Awareness

With 9 Million People Migrating Across States Annually, What Govt Must Do To Protect Their Rights

My Story

My Story: “Why Are Offices Ignorant About The Pain We Go Through While Menstruating”

Get Inspired

Every Vote Counts: The Story Of A Polling Team That Went Missing For Almost A Month

News

20 Killed As Fire Engulfs Coaching Center In Surat

Awareness

Fifth Consecutive Term For Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik; What Makes Him So Popular?

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.