This message is a part of the Essences of Maitreya’s Teachings. Discover many more wonderful messages on the Essences page. If you enjoyed this video, you may also enjoy the below newsletter on The Purpose of Life, which also speaks to the same teaching point.

I have often been asked the purpose of life. The purpose of life is to grow in Spirit. Life is a school, an education. All those who come into your life are the teachers. Every soul acts as a mirror for you. Every soul is a teacher. Read more…

Video Transcription:

Alan: Your life’s purpose is to look at yourself and to work through your karma, the Earth plane is only a stage to act out your life’s unlearned lesson.

Maitreya: While, the Earth plane is a stage, and you are the players on that stage, as is everyone else in your life. They are here to mirror for you, in other words, to show you what you do not want to see in yourself. They are here to scold you, to bring out your anger and your frustration that you have bottled up inside of you for many many incarnations. They are here also to repay karma to repay you for either the good or not so good thing you have done in the past. That is what is all about.

Alan: So it’s like this is a stage, and everyone else is just an actor in your play.

Maitreya: Yes they are, yes they are.