Beware of those suggesting to avoid the scriptures

Following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner: Sir, isn’t reading scriptures just an acknowledgment of knowledge? Why should one read scripture, if one can learn from life itself?

Acharya Prashant: It totally depends on you, rather than the scripture. It is not about whether or not scriptures are useful. It…