Tirukkural 268: Penance

All other creatures will worship him who has attained the control of his own soul.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Namah Sivaya has such power, the mere intonation of these syllables reaps its own reward in salvaging the soul from bondages of the treacherous instinctive mind and the steel bands of a perfected externalized intellect.
—Gurudeva