Guru Blesses devotee in front of Ganesha Shrine

Guru with his devotee and Ganesha Murti in the background

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Once a profound relationship is developed with Lord Muruga, then with the guru's permission and guidance, true yoga may commence. Otherwise, no matter how long one sits in meditation, no matter how hard one tries, it is just sitting, it is just trying.
—Gurudeva