Man offering a cloth to a saint; man sitting on

Man offering a cloth to a saint; man sitting on a scale with the cloth on the other side

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Attachment, for instance, holds our cells together; it is also the root of much suffering, for attachment to material objects or people keeps man's awareness externalized, incapable of expressing itself in full freedom.
—Gurudeva