A Courtier Tells the King of a Rival's Victory; Women are Abducted, Warriors Slain, Treasure Stolen.

A rival king creates havoc for the ruler.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
It is not a matter of becoming the Self, but of realizing that you never were not the Self. And what is that Self? It is Parasiva. It is God. It is That which is beyond the mind, beyond thought, feeling and emotion, beyond time, form and space.