The Legend of Ganesha and Muruga and the Mango

Ganesha's wisdom and discrimination trump Murugan's speed and power in this story.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Most people try to experience God through other people. Disciples see a guru as God. Wives see their husband as God. Devotees see the Deity in the temple as God. But all the time, behind the eyes of their seeing, is God.
—Gurudeva