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
The force of the intellectual area of the mind is controlled and transmuted through the power of a regulated breath. A beginning pranayama is a method of breathing nine counts as we inhale, holding one; nine counts as we exhale, holding one count.
—Gurudeva