My purpose through my life had changed regularly.
Here is a brief list of my purposes chronologically:
11 Years old – I want to build dams.
13 Years old – I want to become a civil engineer.
15 Years old – I want to become a doctor.
16 Years old – I should be an engineer.
17 Years old – I will have to become an engineer.
19 Years old – I don’t want to become an engineer.
20 Years Old –I want to make so much money that just bending down and picking up $100 feels like a waste of time.
21 Years old – I am an engineer but I am not really an engineer. I don’t know who I am. Became an Atheist.
21 Years old – I Got into Amway. I want to make a lot of money from speaking and selling things.
23 Years old – I hate business, I just want to make money in a job.
25 Years old – I want a full-time job but I also want to do something cool that makes money on the side.
26 Years old – I want to be my own homes, islands, and cars.
27 Years old – I want to be a responsible and good father.
28 Years old – I want to help students apply to the USA for higher education. Start my second business. Ind2us.com
29 Years old – I want to become a public speaker. Joined Toastmasters.
30 Years old – I want to start a vegan polyamorous ashram.
31 Years old – I want to be a relationship coach. I want to heal sexuality in India.
32 Years old – I want to transform myself.
32 Years old – My purpose is to establish Meditation Resorts across the world, which will be the BEST place of transformation for
people struggling with mental or emotional issues, giving each visitor of my resort the attention, wisdom, and care to heal themselves and become a conscious person.
The reason why I wrote down this list is to show you how much your purpose may transform over time. The interesting thing to notice is my very first memory of purpose was about creating something useful for people. The later versions that followed were either just projections of my parent’s expectations or societal trends.
In my 20’s I got into the money chasing the game. Most of my purpose versions were around money. I did attain money but it didn’t feel purposeful. In my late 20’s I started exploring expressing myself and maybe in that process giving value to others. From some complete detours like trying to start university in the U.S, trying standup comedy – I finally landed on one thing which felt solid – transforming myself. Because that IS a prerequisite for helping people across the world transform through my vision of the best meditation resort in the world. Will this be my ultimate purpose? Will it change ? Will it drastically change and I will become a poultry farmer? I can’t predic