Our eyes see, and our ears hear. Yet, when we hear an automobile pass by, our eyes behave as if they see the automobile. You can try this simple technique by closing your eyes and let the listening happen. See how your eyes behave.
Sense automation is one of the reasons why people find it so difficult to meditate. That’s why the first step must be to disconnect the senses so that they function independently.
Here is a simple practice to disconnect the sense of hearing and the sense of sight.