Shiva with Elephant Hide Strides Past Uma? Old Woman and Vishnu

Shiva with Elephant Hide. Young woman (Parvati?), old woman and Vishnu look on.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Giving a gift begrudgingly in return for another gift is, of course, mere barter. Many families barter their way through life in this way, thinking they are giving. But such gifts are cold, the fulfillment is empty, and the law of karma pays discounted returns.
—Gurudeva