Imprisoned Sastri or Astrologer Invokes Rama

Sastri or astrologer (ola leaves) in jail praying to Rama

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
A satguru is needed because the mind is so cunning and the ego is a self-perpetuating mechanism. It is he who inspires, assists, guides and impels the shishya toward the Self of himself.