Tirukkural 807: Familiarity

Those who have (long) stood in the path of affection will not give it up even if their friends cause (them) their ruin.

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That goal is to realize God Siva in His absolute, or transcendent, state, which when realized is your own ultimate state--timeless, formless, spaceless Truth.
—Gurudeva