Tirukkural 234: Renown

If one has acquired extensive fame within the limits of this earth, the world of the Gods will no longer praise those sages who have attained that world.

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