If God is Supreme, why does It / He require us to worship ?

சேக்கிழார் அருளிய திருத்தொண்டர் புராணம் திருக்குறிப்புத் தொண்ட நாயனார் புராணம் பன்னிரண்டாம் திருமுறை திருச்சிற்றம்பலம் அண்ணலார் அருள் வெள்ளத்தை நோக்கி அங்கயற்கண்ணி தம் பெருமான் மேல் விண்ணெலாங் கொளவரும் பெருவெள்ளம் மீது வந்துறும் என வெருக்கொண்டே உள் நிலாவிய பதைப்புறு காதலுடன் திருக்கையால் தடுத்தும் நில்லாமை தண் நிலா மலர் வேணியினாரைத் தழுவிக் கொண்டனள் தன்னையே ஒப்பாள். திருச்சிற்றம்பலம் cEkkizAr aruLiya thiruththoNDar purANam thirukkuRipputh thoNDa nAyanAr purANam panniraNDAm thirumuRai thirucciRRambalam aNNalAr aruL veLLaththai n^Okki aN^kayaRkaNNi tham perumAn mEl viNNelAN^ koLavarum peruveLLam mIthu van^thuRum ena verukkoNDE uL n^iLAviya pathaippuRu kAthaluDan thirukkaiyAl thaDuththum n^illAmai thaN n^ilA malar vENiyinAraith thazuvik koNDanaL thannaiyE oppAL. thirucciRRambalam

Translation of song:

Looking at the flood of grace of the Supreme, the beautiful-fish-like-eyed Lady, fearing that the heavy flood that would submerge (even) the sky would go on Her Lord, with love and anxiety overwhelming inside, tried to stop it with Her holy hand(s). As it did not stop even then, hugged the cool-crescent-flower-crown Lord, the Lady, Who is comparable only to Herself ! Notes: 1. This song describes the worship at Kanchi that Goddess did, Who showed the model of excellence in worshipping God. 2. She is part of the very Supreme worshipped. There is nothing She is not aware of. There is no force anywhere that could do any harm to the Supreme Being. Still with all the anxiety expressed She ran to hug the God to protect Him (!) That is the supremacy of devotion. For that intense devotion God became tender. 3. This is the devotion that Agamic worship brings to practice. For the Supreme, Who does not have any benefit out of the offering and other worship we do, we offer the greatest and precious things we have in love, making that nirguNa brahmam that has no liking or hatred, to be pleased with our worship.
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