Tirukkural 70: The Wealth of Children

(So to act) that it may be said "by what great penance did his father beget him," is the benefit which a son should render to his father

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We make very little progress when we strive to conquer these baser instincts in a good mood. However, vast strides are possible when we are miserable and work with ourselves to replace our misery with joy and understanding.
—Gurudeva