What made Kisa Gotami compare the man’s life with the lights of the city?
Being weary and hopeless, Kisa Gotami sat on the wayside watching the lights of the city. She observed that they flared up and were went off again. watching them, she was considering the fate of the mankind. She found man’s life similar to the lights of the city as both flickered up, illuminated the world for sometime and then were extinguished to light up again. So she made a comparison.