Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Mar 1 22:02:59 CST 1999
On Sun, 28 Feb 1999, Vivekananda Centre wrote:
> Now we seem to have established that 'snake in the rope' is an analogy to
> drive home a point.
No it's an analogy to illustrate a principle.
> Very good. If we are dealing with analogies then we
> have to assume that they have limitations.
> So the next question we have to
> think about is ' Can there be better analogies?'
A better analogy to what? The example illustrates the principle of
adhyasa--the superimposition of a false cognition upon a real one. What
about this don't you understand? It might help if you concisely and
precisely explained what you are trying to get at.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
"bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam"
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