Swarka means "swa - raka, same type or category like us". Naraka means opposite "na - raka, , not our type or category". They are not physical locations, but mental states. One is happy when he is in company of like minded people.
யான்பெற்ற இன்பம் பெறுக இவ்வையகம் OR லோகாஸ் சமஸ்தோ சுகினோ பவந்து
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Swarka - Naraka are two sides of a coin like, Good - evil; Papa – Punya; Enjoying - Suffering; Happiness – Sorrow; and divine and the demoniacal
Heaven means sky or other planets/solar systems, home of alien myths. People thought devas/gods came from heaven (sky). Alien myths, that super beings came from sky or other planets and developed our civilization are widely believed in all cultures . Later people created stories on them. When an airplane that had accidentally landed in a remote village, villagers rushed to garland the plane and pilot as gods came from heaven.
Devaloka means north of Bharatha, Himalayas and beyond. Not above.
Patala means beyond seas - not below seas. Krishna crossed the ocean and rescued teacher's son from Ethiopia. This applies to story of Mahabali also.
Ancient rulers created Heaven and Hell myths to create fear and discipline subjects. Rewards and good life provided by kings to favorite subjects form the basis of all heaven stories. Punishment and torture by rulers are told as hell stories. Yama is a human form given to death. It does not refer to any person.
Yama and Yami are a bisexual divine pair: Yama is depicted as the Lord of Death, Yami as Lady of life.
Path to Swarka
(1) ஒவ்வா தணைத்தும் விலக்கால் விலகும்
துயரனைத்தும் மகிழ்ச்சி பெருக்கும்.
ஒவ்வா தணைத்தும்: Whatever does not suit you, food, places, people and so on
விலக்கால்: avoid or forget or discard
துயர் அனைத்தும்: all problems, sufferings
விலகும் : will disappear
மகிழ்ச்சி பெருகும்: happiness will multiply
Some unfavourable events or objects will be beyond our control. Accept it and almighty will give us strength to face it. That will make us stronger
Lighter side: Blame yourself if you die poor, not born poor.
(2) உள்ளதும் ஒவ்வதும் நடப்பதும் விரும்பின்
அமைதியும் மகிழ்ச்சியும் தங்கும்
உள்ளதும் what you have or got
ஒவ்வதும் what suits you
நடப்பதும் what happens to you
விரும்பின் Like all above three
அமைதியும் peace or contentment
மகிழ்ச்சியும் happiness or joy
தங்கும் will stay with you (you will retain)
மகிழ்ச்சி என்பது நிரந்தர இன்பம், மன உணர்வு, மன திருப்தி.
If you like what you have, suits you and happens to you, you will have peace or contentment. That is swarga.
(3)மாற்றுக மாற்றுகளை விடுக மற்றவைகளை
அறிக மாற்றத் தேவைகளை
change what can be changed. Leave the rest.
Find what needs to be changed
அன்பின் வழியே சிறந்த வழி! அன்பெனும் ஒப்பற்ற பிணைப்பு அழியா வழி
The trick lies not in not having conflicts but in resolving them as soon as one can,”
A simple life, can be attained by spending less. We spend more to accumulate more and thus create more need. To find contentment in less is the secret to having more.
Filter out people’s bad traits, you spend that time getting to know them better or, maybe even, loving them.
We must help others, but more importantly, have the courage to seek help when we’re in need.
Find beauty in simple things
Acceptance is liberation
Most people shirk away from accepting what they are going through. This constant denial breeds in them emotions that are highly dangerous. Only once you accept your situation is when you become free to decide what to do about it. Without acceptance you are always in the grey space.
Categorisation leads to complication and one ends up serving no one well. “The day you treat everyone the same is the day you breathe light and worry less about who might feel offended or not.
If/When you find your purpose, do something about it
Choose what you want to learn or do
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