Ni Nengah Sekar, 70, is a vegetable seller at a traditional market in Denpasar.

What’s the greatest lesson life has taught you?
To be a hard worker.

What’s most important?

There’s nothing that strikes me as being more important than anything else. A lot of things are equally important.

What advice would you give the younger generations?

Be a diligent person in every part of your life.

Are you worried about dying?

I am. I want to have enough time to enjoy my life.

When was the happiest time of your life?

These days I’m happier than I’ve ever been.

And the worst?

When I was a child. I had no parents and life was very difficult.

What’s humanity all about?

Making time for other people, and helping each other.

Why are there so many conflicts in the world?

There are many reasons. One of them is that people are different and those differences cause conflicts.

Is a peaceful world impossible?

Yes, it is impossible.

Are you disappointed with your life or happy at what’s happened?

I’m happy enough. And if I weren’t happy with it, everything would be worse.

How old do you feel?

As old I am: 70. I have lot of grandchildren and feel very old.

Is there anything you still want to do?


Is one lifetime enough?

No, it’s not enough. If it’s possible, I want to be reincarnated.

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