The Bhagavad-gita and other scriptures speak about the quality of personality, the quality of character being extremely important, with regard to yoga practice and self-realization.
I know this well in my own life. We learn from the saints how our minds are covered to one degree or the other, with layers of past thinking patterns, modes of feeling, attitudes, etc.
These layers can be helpful to spiritual love and God consciousness or not. In many case they are not favorable. The lustfulness for fleshly pleasures, selfish tendencies manifesting in lack of concern for others, laziness, etc. All of this can . . . → Read More: World War III Inside Our Hearts