Trisula wth Panchakshara Mantra; Likhita Japa

Siva's Trisula stands bedecked with rudraksha beads in front of Likhita Japa

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
To know yourself is why you are on Earth. You were born to realize the Self. You are not here to make money, to clothe yourself or to entertain yourself. These are incidentals.
—Gurudeva