Lord Vayu, the Wind God, on His Vahana the Deer

The Vedic deity Vayu, God of wind and air, rides through the clouds on his vahana.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
There is in much of the world the belief that life is a burden, a feeling of penitence, that it is good to suffer, good for the soul. In fact, spiritual life is not that way at all.
—Gurudeva