Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Is a Positive Attitude Always Good?

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Is a Positive Attitude Always Good?

Question to Radhanath Swami: What is better? Looking at an object as it is, or looking at an object with positive attitude? I was thinking about Gautam Buddha; if he had a positive attitude, he wouldn’t become Buddha.

Radhanath Swami: Actually, Buddha had very positive attitude. That’s how he became Buddha. He saw the realistic problems of birth, old age, disease and death. But he had faith that he could overcome those miseries and that he could teach the world to overcome those miseries; he had a positive outlook.

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