Tirukkural 27: The Greatness of Ascetics

The world is within the knowledge of him who knows the properties of taste, sight, touch, hearing and smell

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
To transcend the mind and reach the ultimate goal, seekers need the guidance of a satguru, an enlightened master who has followed the path to its natural end and can lead them to the Divine within themselves.
—Gurudeva