We should actually be open minded and not try to show off to others but rather try to communicate and understand. When you have truth you have knowledge and you combine it with devotion and surrender it becomes beautiful . But if you just have knowledge and you kind of just combine it with pride and other material things then it becomes almost distasteful . Nobody likes to you know a real proud pandit type person. But when you combine knowledge with devotion then it becomes something beautiful because knowledge in relation with the Absolute Truth in relation to serving is something very wonderful because that service becomes very auspicious.
His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaj
1986,11th Nov, SB class @ Atlanta, USA