Thousands of years have passed like this. And our people have followed the traditional paths without ever giving place to indecentimaginations or wrong interpretations. The common man knew that there must be some sense in those deep and profound things because great men say so and he would not unnecessarily probe into them.
Not that he was not rational-minded; it only means that he had anunshaking faith in tradition and also he was aware of his own limitations.
But then the printing press arrived; and times changed….