Tirukkural 906: Being Led by Women

They that fear the bamboo-like shoulders of their wives will be destitute of manliness though they may flourish like the Gods.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
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