Sri Ramana Maharishi with Arunachala and Thiruvannamalai

Sri Ramana Maharishi sits outside his hut with Thiruvannamalai temple and Arunachala beyond.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Because Self Realization must be experienced in a physical body, the soul cycles back again and again into flesh to dance with Siva, live with Siva and ultimately merge with Siva in undifferentiated oneness. Yea, jiva is actually Siva.
—Gurudeva