Tirukkural 47: Domestic Life

Among all those who labour (for future happiness) he is greatest who lives well in the household state

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The Self, or Parasiva, is an experience only after it has been experienced. Yet, it is not an experience at all, but the only possible nonexperience, which registers in its aftermath upon the mind of man.
—Gurudeva