It hardly takes an year or two under proper guidance and full commitment to get glimpses of this subtlemost thing, do you dare to invest?
If you fanatically stick to a viewpoint without even evaluating the other view with an open mind, you risk of repeating what religious fanaticism did with pre-modern scientists in the west.
And regarding downvotes, do you think I care? I could have posted more popular comment in favor of materialism to gain more material points :p
Edit: To learn more, you can read autobiographies of two living yogis  and . A succinct yet most authoritative practical guide is Yoga Sutras .
Where does the idea of materialism fall?
Is the idea of materialism itself part of materialism?