Ardhanariswara, Shown as Reigning Over Earth and Sea Himalayas and the Roiling Oceans

Ardhinariswara; An unusual depiction, as Parvati or Uma more usually has a lion for a vahana. The rendering of Devi with a goose or swam is usually Saraswati.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
There is in much of the world the belief that life is a burden, a feeling of penitence, that it is good to suffer, good for the soul. In fact, spiritual life is not that way at all.
—Gurudeva