Tirukkural 523: Cherishing Kinsmen

The wealth of one who does not mingle freely with his relatives, will be like the filling of water in a spacious tank that has no banks.

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Sins are the crippling distortions of intellect bound in emotion. When we sin, we take the energy and distort it to our instinctive favor.