Ecc 9:5 For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.
Ecc 9:6 Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
A beggar who died 3 days ago in India has left behind more than 100,000$ and bags of coins that took the police at least 8 hours to count. Certificates of deposits for the money left in the accounts were also discovered at his home.
The 82-year-old man who died three days ago following a train accident at Vashi had spent years begging around train stations.
According to Times of India, the man lived alone in a shanty made of plastic sheets near a drain between Govandi and Mankhurd train stations.
Azad’s neighbours in the slum said they thought he had no family while some told the police that he never spent even for a cup of tea and begged for all his needs.
According to the Railway police inspector Nandkishor Saste from Vashi, the deceased lived with his two sons before they moved in search of better living.
After receiving the report of the death of a beggar found dead by the railway tracks, they started a routine investigation.
To their surprise, they found a sack full of coins, certificates of fixed deposits and bank savings accounts totaling Ksh.1.027 million shillings.
It took police nearly eight hours to count the coins which they found at the beggar’s single room house.
Here is a classic example of a rich man living on the streets off the sweat of others. And for all these years he had no desire to share what he had with his neighbors, improve the living conditions of his sons or in the very least, spend what he had begged for.
Now for all the years on the streets, he wont even have a say on how all that money would be spent.
Mar_8:36 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?