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.

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