Guru Blessees Sishya after a Homa

After performing their worship through the homa, guru blesses his Sishya while brother monks hold kavi robes and rudraksha malas.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
To transcend the mind and reach the ultimate goal, seekers need the guidance of a satguru, an enlightened master who has followed the path to its natural end and can lead them to the Divine within themselves.
—Gurudeva