Following is a paraphrasing of text from “What are we seeking?” By TKV Desikachar:
If you are seeking for help from a Yoga teacher then they should meet you on your own ground, as you are. A teacher should adapt the teachings so they reach you.
There are no preconditions
No preconditions means that a teachers accepts you as you are, with your personality, views and culture.
No preconditions means that there is no standard method. How can a teacher help you by forcing a uniform model on you? Is this a sign of respect to you?
No preconditions means that a teacher accepts your situation however difficult it may be and regardless of any differences between you.
No preconditions means that there is always hope – a living force which tells you that things are never blocked. A teacher will remind you that by embracing things as they are, hope will arise and bring about change.
No preconditions means that a teachers accepts you as you are and doesn’t tell you that you are wrong only because your opinions differ.
Comment: a relationship is a mutual experience, no preconditions applies to both sides. Come with an open heart to a teacher that greets you with an open heart.