Markendeya Defeats Death by his Devotion

Markendeya calmly studies the scriptures while Siva emerges from the lingam and vanquishes Yama, who has come to take Markendeya.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
If you sincerely want to make headway in meditation and continue to do so year after year after year, you have to approach it in a very positive, systematic way.