Tirukkural 589: King & Spies

Let a king employ spies so that one may have no knowledge of the other; and when the information of three agrees together, let him receive it.

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Performing daily sadhana, keeping good company, pilgrimaging to holy places, seeing to others' needs--these evoke the higher energies, direct the mind to useful thoughts and avoid the creation of troublesome new karmas.
—Gurudeva