Lord Vayu, the Wind God, on His Vahana the Deer

The Vedic deity Vayu, God of wind and air, rides through the clouds on his vahana.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
It is wise to have a free mind, a clear, serene and relaxed attitude toward life before partaking of food. That is why people on the inner path traditionally meditate for a moment, chant a mantra or say a prayer before a meal.
—Gurudeva