Tirukkural 906: Being Led by Women

They that fear the bamboo-like shoulders of their wives will be destitute of manliness though they may flourish like the Gods.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The greatest inhibiting factor in practicing bhakti yoga is the doubting, cynical, intellectual mind. Doubt and skepticism harden the heart and narrow the mind.
—Gurudeva