MIND : ITS MYSTERIES AND CONTROL : 10-4.2.
Chapter-10. SUDDHA MANAS AND ASUDDHA MANAS-4.
4. SATTVIC MIND NEEDED FOR ATMA-VICHARA-2.
Mind is compared to a mirror.
If the mirror is dirty, you cannot see your face clearly.
Similarly, if the mind-mirror is dirty (full of Mala, impuritiesKama, Krodha, Lobha, etc.), you cannot see God clearly; you cannot see the Self clearly.
The light of Brahman cannot shine efficiently.
Clean it up with effort daily, through spiritual Sadhana, meditation, strenuous Nishkama Karma Yoga, devotion, etc.
You will realise God.
To be continued ...