Tirukkural 338: Instability oh Human Life

The love of the soul to the body is like (the love of) a bird to its egg which it flies away from and leaves empty.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
To know yourself is why you are on Earth. You were born to realize the Self. You are not here to make money, to clothe yourself or to entertain yourself. These are incidentals.
—Gurudeva