Tirukkural 681: Qualifications of an Envoy

The qualification of an ambassador are affection (for his relations) a fitting birth, and the possession of attributes pleasing to royalty.

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It takes a lot of inner strength to remember Siva all of the time, to keep the love for Siva flowing. We forget. We get involved in ourselves and others.
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