Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Published February 3, 2015 by jptan2012
Photo lifted from Google images.

Photo lifted from Google images.

Why bad things happen to good people? This is perhaps one of the most common questions that people ask me. Most recently a relative asked me this question also. In fact, in a lot of my emails or conversations with readers, especially lately where a lot of people has been requesting for what is the most powerful Buddhist amulet called Vajrapani Ruel, which in such a short time has enjoyed several personal testimonies like how a 47 – year – old single mother got the much needed financial help (VAJRAPANI RULE STORIES 4) and how a man got his land back after a 20 – year – old legal battle (VAJRAPANI RUEL STORIES 2), this is the question that people asked. It may come in different various statements, but at the end that is the most common question: WHY BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE?

The truth is there is no clear answer as to why this happen, but if you ask Buddhist monks, they all have similar answers. Buddhist monks will always tell you that if bad things happen to you, all you have to realized is that…

This is my karma.unfair1

I’ve repaid my karma.

It’ time to create new karma.

Also, I believe that all of us have to remember that not all bad things are bad, and not all good things are good. For example, you are healthy and rich, and you have so many wonderful friends that surround you. That is good, right?

Before you answer, let me continue. Then all of a sudden you got really sick, you have to be hospitalized and you started to lose your money and your friends. All of a sudden you are not very rich anymore. That is bad, right?

But, because of this, you begin to be more appreciative of the simple things, and most of all, you used to have (hypothetically) you have 1,000 friends before and that number is now down to a single true friend. Is that good or bad?

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