Tirukkural 1057: Mendicancy

Beggars rejoice exceedingly when they behold those who bestow (their alms) with kindness and courtesy.

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We neither fear death nor look forward to it, but revere it as a most exalted experience. Life, death and the afterlife are all part of our path to perfect oneness with God.