Tirukkural 749: The Fortification

A fort is that which derives excellence from the stratagems made (by its inmates) to defeat their enemies in the battlefield.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
All Hindus have guardian devas who live on the astral plane and guide, guard and protect their lives. The great Mahadevas in the temple that the devotees frequent send their deva ambassadors into the homes to live with the devotees.
—Gurudeva