धर्म                 अर्थ           काम          मोक्ष

These are the four fruits of human life. Just as a gardner works hard to till the ground. He plants a bush, waters the plant, takes the weeds out and watches it grow. He expects flowers to bloom and then produce fruits. The fruit is the ultimate success of his efforts. Same way, a human life can be successful if it can result in the above four fruits, Dharam, Arth, Kaam and Moksh.
DHARAM: If a person fulfills all his duties, he does his Dharam. These include his personal, social, societal and religious duties. One has to be a good person and citizen.
ARTH: If one is financially successful, where he is able to acquire all his basic needs with his own efforts, he is considered to be successful and has achieved this fruit of life.
KAAM: If one fulfills his desires (kaamnaayen), that is another fruit of success. These desires could be the high achievements as a professional, social leader, or a family member.
MOKSH: The ultimate goal and achievemnt of human life is Moksha (liberation, mukti, nirvana, kaivalya). If one can attaion this in the present human life, he has achieved the fourth and the most important fruit of life.

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