76. Total abidance in the Self is possible after the eradication of ignorance. Fluctuation of mind caused by unchecked senses is the hindrance. This leads to enervation of mind making it incapable to enter the Heart, the seat of the Self.
These defects can be overcome only by a committed campaign against the mental traffic.
There are tales and beliefs prevalent endorsing indiscriminate sense-indulgence throughout the life and to escape the repercussions by remembering the Lord at the fag end of life.
A serious aspirant is not duped by them.