Birthday is a time for celebration
- Celebration of human birth. Human birth is a rare opportunity indeed for Self realization and freedom from the cycle of births and deaths. It is a time for thanking Lord for giving us opportunity to be born in Human form.
Birthday is a time for time for revivew
The purpose of human birth is Atmano Mokshartham, Loka Hitaya cha. To work towards Self Realization and to Serve the world in the form of Yagna. We should review the effort we have done for Self realization and serving the world. If we have not done adequate effort, we should
pray to Lord to give strength to fulfil the purpose of human life.
Birth day is a time for repentance
Blowing out the candle signifies, so many years of our life has gone by. Life is temporary. We dont know how long Lord has given us the life. Every minute of life is a waste if we donot put our effot towards Self Realization and Serving the world. We should repent the time we have wasted in useless activity.
Birthday is time for Sharing
Cake represents the Karmic impressions. Cutting of cake is cutting out karmic impressions. Sharing of cake represents the way to lose our karma. Through sharing of joy and Happiness Lord has givenn to us. Through activities of Serice, through Love, devotion.
Purpose of human life is to empty out karmic impressions and get freed from cycle of birth and death. Many life times we have created karmic impressions. Cutting of cake reminds us the puropse of our life - dropping of karma.