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Concept of giving (help) in Hinduism

न कोई मरता है
न कोई मारता है
न कोई जीतता है
न कोई जिताता है

मैं तो सिर्फ निमित्त मात्र हूँ।




इसलिये हे मानव, गर्व न करो के तुमने किसी की सहायता की।

You can't help anyone.
You cannot help even yourself. The only thing you can do, is for yourself. Your body is an instrument. Keep it fit & strong so that God can use it to provide for others.

Don't revel that you helped others. You just can't help anyone. You expect returns. You expect that the person you helped will be grateful to you. That is not help. The moment you expect something in return, it is trading. Help is much above trading. It takes full understanding that you are just an instrument that God is using for providence.

You can serve God better by being in a position where God can use you to provide for others.

इसलिये गर्व न करो। Be honest to yourself. God placed you in that position so that He can provide for others, providing for you in the process.

Like I said earlier, these are not my words. These words have always been there in the Bhagwad Gita & Vedas. There are pointers to 'helping' in the Bible & Koran also. All men whom we think were great, never judged anyone. They lived with full faith in God and lived within whatever resources God provided them.

Before winding up this post, let me remind you of Karma Yoga. You should strive for your betterment so that you are in a position to improve others' lives, directly or indirectly.

~
Arun Kumar
25/09/17 - 0804 hours (IST)

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