Tirukkural 268: Penance

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

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Recognizing that all experience is but a fading dream, you are closer to the permanence within you that never changes. You can sense it. It is God. It is Siva. It has never changed. It will never change.