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If ALL your close family members passed away, what would you do?

I was going through one of the TED conversations on what is the most important thing to a person, and many many people said family.

If your parents,sons,siblings passed away..what can be done to truly move on..
Tough topic, but I really want to know different perspectives on how people would realistically react to a situation like this.


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    Oct 15 2013: Victor... this is the Agony of life, preparing self in advance for an eventuality that may never take place (rather we would all the time pray to God to keep the whole family close and well)! Still, uncertainties in life can never be ruled out. No matter how good we are in life... every single human being on mother earth meets our share of sorrow and happiness. That was how God Almighty ordained life on mother earth to be.

    In such circumstances, when everything comes to naught... the sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism prepares one for the cosmic journey ahead. As per Bhagavad Gita... the attachments of physical manifest world (Moha in Hinduism) were temporary. With time they would dissolve. The moment death occurred in cosmic system... we lost all relationships with the deceased!

    Prime reason why after death of human body... it is burnt on a pyre! Keeping physical memories of beloved ones never helps in the long run! Life must move on... no matter what! As we were primarily a soul atman, the spirit within... filial bodily attachments carried no meaning in spiritual world! As per Bhagavad Gita... every single soul atman was independent of other! Whatever the resources available after death of beloved ones... we have to move on!

    Based on teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita... I am all the time prepared for worst! For me personally... bodily attachments do not carry any meaning ever since I realized God in 1993 at 37 years of age. I have reached cosmic goal of life. Freed from cycle of birth and death forever... I have become a free and pure soul atman forever.

    I always advise my family... never to fear death of anyone no matter what! As we were only an instrument in hands of God Almighty... we were all the time supposed to do his bidding! More on Bhagavad Gita - http://www.bhagavadgitasummary.com

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