Two Saiva Sects: St. Meykandar and St. Thirumular

Saint Tirumular in Himalayas, Saint Meykandar with Sivajnanabodham

Photo of  Gurudeva
It is an error to say that the universe is mere illusion, for it is entirely real when experienced in ordinary consciousness, and its existence is required to lead us to God.
—Gurudeva