Tirukkural 767: The Excellence of an Army

That is an army which knowing the art of warding off an impending struggle, can bear against the dust-van (of a hostile force).

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The study of yoga is reserved for the few who have the courage to seek the depths of their being, for the few who can overcome their experiences and their desires in deep meditation.
—Gurudeva