Question: How important is it to acknowledge and appreciate someone’s service? It seems sometimes authorities neglect to do this, or else do not do because they think maybe will cause prathista?

Jayapataka Swami: There are six ways of exchanging love in devotional service. One way is to glorify another devotee and accept a devotee’s association. So we shouldn’t worry about making someone filled with some prathista. That is not our worry. We would like to...