Stages involved in transforming from rationalism to the state of acquiring knowledge from universal intellect

Till the time the intellect of an individual is Tama-predominant, neither the interest in Dharma nor in spirituality gets awakened in his mind. It is even difficult for him to comprehend knowledge regarding these subjects. Such individual is either an atheist or a heretic. At times, such intellectuals ask questions only with the intention of opposing Dharma or spirituality and not with a desire for understanding these subjects.