Tirukkural 350: Renunciation of Desires and Clinging onto God

Desire the desire of Him who is without desire; in order to renounce desire, desire that desire.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Most people try to experience God through other people. Disciples see a guru as God. Wives see their husband as God. Devotees see the Deity in the temple as God. But all the time, behind the eyes of their seeing, is God.
—Gurudeva