Tirukkural 409: The Unlearned

The unlearned, though born in a high caste, are not equal in dignity to the learned; though they may have been born in a low caste.

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From an absolute perspective, our soul is already in nondual union with God, but to be realized to be known. We are That. We do not become That.
—Gurudeva