Sin and Mercy

Compassion and Understanding

Ardhachandra Mudra: The right hand in "Abhaya Hasta, " the fear-removing, blessing and protecting hand gesture, and the left hand in "Varadaa, " the hand gesture of granting boons, material and spiritual wealth.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Namah Sivaya has such power, the mere intonation of these syllables reaps its own reward in salvaging the soul from bondages of the treacherous instinctive mind and the steel bands of a perfected externalized intellect.
—Gurudeva