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What When a Beggar Approaches You? Radhanath Swami Provides Some Guidance

By on October 27, 2010 in Life with 58 Comments
What When a Beggar Approaches You? Radhanath Swami Provides Some Guidance

Question to Radhanath Swami: I have heard that we must give away some prasad (food sanctified by offering it to the Lord) when approached by a beggar; and in case we are not carrying any Prasad, we should give him/her some money, but never say no. Can you please elaborate on this?

Radhanath Swami Answers: This principle is especially for grihastas, householders. In the Vedic scriptures, one of the first regulative principles of thegrihasta is to give in charity.

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