Should We Celebrate Birthdays?

ASK BVKS | July 5, 2011 |

English;

Question:

I wish to know whether devotees should celebrate birthday of their children or ones own?

Is it traditional or sastric?

Should a preacher promote new people to keep kirtan-prasadam on their birthdays?

What are the advantages or disadvantages of doing so?

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