Indra offends Brhaspati by being puffed up due to his material opulence
September 14, 2006

Summary: As I have expressed again and again, "Respect is the fabric of any relationship". Since we are constitutionally servants, respect will be in the hearts of those who are *lovingly* serving their masters. Fear and obedience or duty are also motivators of service, but respect is higher. The damage of disrespect in relationships is obvious, and all too common. Disrespect to others is the byproduct of disrespect to Krishna, the Supreme Master. Conversely, respect offered to others *on a plane of spiritual consciousness* is respect offered to Krishna. To advance in Krsna Consciousness, what to speak of simply being happy in life, we must cultivate the quality of genuine respect for others. (See questions below)

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