Tirukkural 495: Knowing the Place

In deep water, a crocodile will conquer (all other animals); but if it leave the water, other animals will conquer it.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We're here to realize the Self, have that one dramatic experience where everything that we thought was things is turned upside down, and our whole perspective afterwards changes. That is the purpose for living on this Earth.
—Gurudeva