Tirukkural 625: Hopefulness in Trouble

The troubles of that man will be troubled (and disappear) who, however thickly they may come upon him, does not abandon (his purpose).

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Occasionally, in deep meditation we see the head filled with an intense light, and we know that that is the natural state of man.
—Gurudeva