Story: Siva Kills the Elephant Sent by Jain Monks to Destroy Madurai

Tiruvilayadal Puranam

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The Saiva Siddhanta perspective is that Siva's wonderful universe of form is perfect at every point in time, complete and totally just, and every soul, in all stages of evolution, is an intrinsic part of it, even Siva himself.
—Gurudeva