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Mutual Glorification in Spiritual Circles; What is it all About? Radhanath Swami Clarifies…

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Mutual Glorification in Spiritual Circles; What is it all About? Radhanath Swami Clarifies…

Question to Radhanath Swami: When one Vaishnava, a devotee of the Supreme Lord, praises another devotee’s devotional qualities, what should be the mood of one praising, and what should be the mood of one accepting the praise?

Answer by Radhanath Swami: Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur condemned flattering. .In the material world people praise others because they want to get something in return for that praise: one sometimes praises a politician because one wants help from that politician’s political powers; one sometimes praises a rich man because one hopes to get some money from that rich man.

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