Deepavali Festival

Mother Applies oil on her son's head

Mother applying oil on son's head for a perfect oil bath on a Deepavali morning

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We make very little progress when we strive to conquer these baser instincts in a good mood. However, vast strides are possible when we are miserable and work with ourselves to replace our misery with joy and understanding.
—Gurudeva