If you were to exchange your life with other creature in this creation, what would that be ?
Very nice Q !
But, Would you exchange your children for tons of gold? Angels are higher in the order of creation than we, but they are still as boring as human - doing the same daily chores again & again !
Instead, I will leave room for the other creatures. I will responsibly exercise the life cycle of that God Almighty, and try to respect the fragile balance of life and to care for the gifts of his creation -i.e. HIS other creations .
Why should one deceive oneself that one is powerless to change one's life? As per Vedas, we - the humans are gifted with the rare ability to observe, understand, mimick and live a life like any other living/extinct creature in our own life period.
For example, while inter-acting with our kids/mother, we become angels. During Lust (Loss of senses), a man becomes a Beast. While facing approaching death, a human being ( at least most of them) behave like a rat - running away from the cat. Etc. etc. !
And more importantly - in the lig ...more