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.

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Through temple worship, the three worlds become open to one another, and the beings within them are able to communicate. By means of the mystical arts of puja, the worlds act in concert, and prayers are received.
—Gurudeva