Siva in Abhaya Mudra w. Rudraksha Beads Seated on Boulder

Shiva seated on rock

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Nothing is more precious than the first soul-quickening, life-changing shaktipata from a guru. Nothing is more central to spiritual awakening than the progressive dikshas, or initiations, he bestows.
—Gurudeva