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I believe the mind is the power house of transferring information from the non physical world to the physical world but can you please explain to me the reasons for pain, suffering (of vulnerable – elderly, children, animals). What are the reasons for this because I need to understand so that I can make sense of it all. Is it that how we interpret suffering and how we experience it that maps out our soul and determines the next life we live. Is there such a place as heaven? Is there such a place as hell? Once we die doesn’t that place we go to get packed out and full of souls. Does heaven get cramped with souls. Please explain to me. Where do we go?
Buddha lists the existence of suffering in the world as one of the four noble truths. He says it is caused by attachment, ignorance and anger and is removed through nirvana. That means we step out of suffering by raising consciousness to an entirely different level than the consciousness that generates suffering.
But as for why there is suffering, I am not sure there is any answer that will make sense of this from your current perspective with its concepts of justice and fairness that are rooted in the same state of consciousness that creates suffering. The same point applies to your questions of heaven and hell. You are trying apply the physical concepts of three dimensional space to a non-physical realm.
Our understanding, our reality , and our answers reflect our state of consciousness. Our heaven, hell, or earthly existence will be what our consciousness makes it. A satisfying answer about suffering will require shifiting awareness beyond its current boundaries and living a life free from suffering.