Adi Shankarar - Smarta Tradition Deities

Adi Shankarar with Shiva, Parvati, Vishnu, Ganesha, Muruga and Surya

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
That goal is to realize God Siva in His absolute, or transcendent, state, which when realized is your own ultimate state--timeless, formless, spaceless Truth.
—Gurudeva