Ardhanariswara, Shown as Reigning Over Earth and Sea Himalayas and the Roiling Oceans

Ardhinariswara; An unusual depiction, as Parvati or Uma more usually has a lion for a vahana. The rendering of Devi with a goose or swam is usually Saraswati.

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