Vishnu in Ocean with Ananta Sesha, the "Thousand-Headed" Snake

Depicted here with fifteen, in the Vaishnava tradition Ananta Sesha is said to have a thousand heads, on which he carries the planets.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We neither fear death nor look forward to it, but revere it as a most exalted experience. Life, death and the afterlife are all part of our path to perfect oneness with God.
—Gurudeva