Sin and Mercy

Compassion and Understanding

Ardhachandra Mudra: The right hand in "Abhaya Hasta, " the fear-removing, blessing and protecting hand gesture, and the left hand in "Varadaa, " the hand gesture of granting boons, material and spiritual wealth.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Our religion tells us that because we love God Siva, we love one another, for God Siva loves all of us. Our religion tells us that God Siva is like a father and a mother, not a vengeful God, but a God of love who helps us.
—Gurudeva