The Churning of the Milky Ocean

The Churning of the Ocean of Milk: Indra on Airavata; Vasuki Encircles Mt. Mandara and Devas obtain the Amrita with the Help of Mohini. Lakshmi and Uchchaihshravas the Winged Horse are born of the Ocean.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Because Self Realization must be experienced in a physical body, the soul cycles back again and again into flesh to dance with Siva, live with Siva and ultimately merge with Siva in undifferentiated oneness. Yea, jiva is actually Siva.