Tirukkural 11: The Blessing of Rain

By the continuance of rain the world is preserved in existence; it is therefore worthy to be called ambrosia

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Among the most intimate, personal forms of communication is the written prayer to the devas or to God. Burned in Agni's sacred fire, it disintegrates in the physical world and quickly re-forms in the astral world.
—Gurudeva