“ Your opinions are a wall, not only for others but also for yourself. A closed mind means closed possibilities ”
With firm likes and dislikes, you shut your doors to the many possibilities of life
If you stop identifying with things that you are not, your mind will become still. That's all it takes to meditate
As a boat on the waters is carried off course by a gale, so an individual's discrimination is driven from its intended path when the mind succumbs to the wandering senses.
Undoubtedly the mind is fickle and unruly; but by yoga practice and by dispassion, the mind may nevertheless be controlled.