Tirukkural 767: The Excellence of an Army

That is an army which knowing the art of warding off an impending struggle, can bear against the dust-van (of a hostile force).

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Sages declare that mantra is life, that mantra is action, that mantra is love and that the repetition of mantra, japa, bursts forth wisdom from within.
—Gurudeva