In the end, it is what you believe and not what others want you to believe that matters. If it is karma, then so be it. If it is your own attitude, then so be it
I certainly understood that Mr. Verma was held in high esteem in the town full of accomplished artists, not simply because of his artistic accomplishments, but also because he had never wavered from his vision of self-respect and dignity. This is success earned in the right way.