Tirukkural 557: The Cruel Sceptre

As is the world without rain, so live a people whose king is without kindness.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
When we begin to meditate, we have to transmute the energies of the physical body. By sitting up straight with the spine erect, the energies of the physical body are transmuted.
—Gurudeva