Yogaswami Sits in Meditation on a Tiger Skin, Siva/Shakti (Ardhanarisvara) Looks on.

Yogaswami meditating on a lion skin with Ardhanariswara

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The stone or metal Deity images are not mere symbols of the Gods; they are the form through which their love, power and blessings flood forth into this world.
—Gurudeva