Tirukkural 1057: Mendicancy

Beggars rejoice exceedingly when they behold those who bestow (their alms) with kindness and courtesy.

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The greatest inhibiting factor in practicing bhakti yoga is the doubting, cynical, intellectual mind. Doubt and skepticism harden the heart and narrow the mind.
—Gurudeva