Small Standing Ganesha with Goad and Tusk in Hand;

Small standing Ganesha with Goad and Tusk in hand; Mushika Looks On

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Repeat "Aum Namah Sivaya." When life becomes difficult or strained, say to yourself "Siva Siva" or "Aum Sivaya" or "Namah Sivaya." Mentally put it all at His feet.
—Gurudeva