Possession and accumulation are the two qualities of the human being. Everyone wants to earn money and wealth; possess them and accumulate as much as they can.
There are people who are weak, especially, mentally weak. They are neither able to earn money nor strong enough to control the desires.
The stealing is not confined to money, wealth or material objects only. People steal many other things in different ways.
Astheya means non-stealing;a restraint from taking the belongings of others, that is, not to take what is not one’s own.
Bharathavarsha is a wonderful country where you see a lot of monks and renounce walking freely all over the country.
Stealing is a weakness. How the idea of stealing comes to the mind is not possible to know and understand. This stealing is not a good act and it damages the reputation.