The five obstacles

{2.5} Misapprehension leads to errors in comprehension of the caracter, origin, and effects of the objects perceived.

{2.6} False identity results when we regard mental activity as the very source of perception.

{2.7} Excessive attachmenti is based on the assumption that it will contribute to everlasting happiness.

{2.8} Unreasonable dislikes are usually the result of painful experiences in the past connected with particular objects and situations.

{2.9} Insecurity is the inborn feeling of anxiety for what is to come. It affects both the ignorant and the wise.