I Wayan Mandri, 75 and from central Bali, breeds cows for a living
Whatâ€™s the greatest lesson life has taught you?
To work hard. Thatâ€™s they only way you can get what you want.
Whatâ€™s most important?
There are a lot of things that are important in this life.
What advice would you give the younger generations?
Get on with people and donâ€™t fight.
Are you worried about dying?
No, I am not. Iâ€™m old, and if my time comes I will go.
When was the happiest time of your life?
When my two sons were born. I was so happy to be a father, and they changed my life for the better.
And the worst?
When I was a child. I didnâ€™t have anything, and my parents couldnâ€™t look after me properly because they had to work hard. It was a hard time â€“ hard to get money â€“ but there was plenty of food, though.
Whatâ€™s humanity all about?
Tolerance and patience.
Why are there so many conflicts in the world?
Because people make demands on others and that causes problems.
Is a peaceful world impossible?
Itâ€™s impossible; there will always be problems. All we can do is try to control them.
Are you disappointed with your life or happy at whatâ€™s happened?
How old do you feel?
Is there anything you still want to do?
Nothing at all.
Is one lifetime enough?
No. I want to be reincarnated. (BT/AS)Filed under: LifeTimes