Tirukkural 454: Avoiding Mean Associations

Wisdom appears to rest in the mind, but it really exists to a man in his companions.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We begin to consciously dance with Siva, to move with the sacred flow that surrounds us, to accept praise and blame, joy and sorrow, prosperity and adversity in equanimity, the fruit of understanding.
—Gurudeva