Kannaki's Curse Burns the City of Madurai

The Story of Kannaki, comes from the Tamil poem Silapathikaram. Kannaki's husband was executed mistakenly, and her rage and grief, made powerful by her chastity, caused the city of Madurai to burn.

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A satguru is needed because the mind is so cunning and the ego is a self-perpetuating mechanism. It is he who inspires, assists, guides and impels the shishya toward the Self of himself.
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