July 31, 2012

Sri Ramakrishna as Achine Gach: “The Tree Without a Name”: Part 4

The Utility of Interpretations That’s the whole point—isn’t it?—of why interpretations are offered and why they are studied. It’s not so much a matter of agreeing or not agreeing with, or accepting or rejecting, any interpretation. That’s secondary. What is primary is the question: does this interpretation help me go closer to the truth, or the inner essence, of the person or the idea that is being interpreted.