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 Saiva Siddhanta perspective is that Siva's wonderful universe of form is perfect at every point in time, complete and totally just, and every soul, in all stages of evolution, is an intrinsic part of it, even Siva himself.
—Gurudeva