arati refused; Sivalingam; filling oil lamps; sleeping; performing puja

arati refused; Sivalingam; filling oil lamps; sleeping; performing puja

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Devotees seek a satguru who teaches them to understand suffering, and brings them into the intentional hardships of sadhana and tapas leading to liberation from the cycles of experience in the realm of duality.
—Gurudeva