man worshipping at a sivalingam; people sitting in a hut

man worshipping at a sivalingam; people sitting in a hut making drums; people holding a kumba

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Attachment, for instance, holds our cells together; it is also the root of much suffering, for attachment to material objects or people keeps man's awareness externalized, incapable of expressing itself in full freedom.
—Gurudeva