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
Life is meant to be lived joyously. There is in much of the world the belief that life is a burden, a feeling of penitence, that it is good to suffer, good for the soul. In fact, spiritual life is not that way at all.
—Gurudeva