Story: Siva's Upadesha to the Birds

Tiruvilayadal Puranam

Guru by a tree sitting talking to people

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
"Aum Namah Sivaya," the Saivite chants. Aum Namah Sivaya feeds his soul, brightens his intellect and quells his instinctive mind.
—Gurudeva