Do you know that even after death there are some debts which keep following the man.
There are five types of loans mentioned in Hindu religious scriptures, Dev loan, Pitra loan, Rishi loan, Bhoot loan and Lok loan.
Out of these, the first four debts follow a man in his next life on the basis of his actions in this life. Out of these, the fifth loan i.e. public loan is very important.
The first four debts are incurred by a man while he is alive, while the public debt is incurred after death.
When a man dies, the wood used in his cremation is actually the last debt on him. Taking this loan, when a man reaches the new birth, he has to suffer many kinds of sufferings related to nature. If he does not get enough nutrition and protection from nature, he becomes a victim of serious diseases.
Even in the Garuda Purana which is recited after the death of a person, it has been clearly said that the person on whom the public debt remains, his death in the next birth also happens due to nature-borne diseases and natural calamities, vehicle accident. Such a person is killed by the bite of poisonous animals.
How to repay 'public debt':
It is said in the scriptures that the only means to repay the public debt is the conservation of nature. Since the last debt on man is the wood of the pyre, That's why every human being in his lifetime should compulsorily plant a tree in the tenth amount of his age. In Kalyug, the age of man is considered to be hundred years.
Its means that 10 shady, fruitful trees must be planted by every human being in his lifetime.