Lord Brahma, with Mala and Lotus

Lord Brahma's four faces symbolize the four Vedas: Rig, Yajor, Athara, and Sama.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The outer worship is approaching God properly, presenting ourselves acceptably. It is to offer our love, our adoration and then to speak out our prayer, our petition.
—Gurudeva