Yogaswami Sits in Meditation on a Tiger Skin, Siva/Shakti (Ardhanarisvara) Looks on.

Yogaswami meditating on a lion skin with Ardhanariswara

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Through pranayama, through mantra, through tantra, wielding an indomitable will, the last forces of form, time and space subside, as the yogi, deep in nirvikalpa samadhi, merges into Parasiva.
—Gurudeva