Tirukkural 675: Modes of Action

Do an act after a due consideration of the (following) five, viz. money, means, time, execution and place.

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People wonder about their past lives, but it doesn't really matter who you were in your past lives. It is the cumulative creation of what you've done in the past which has manifested in what you are in this life that should concern you.
—Gurudeva