Adyudhapurusha with Vaishnava Icons/Weapons

An ayudhapurusha is generally depicted as a two-armed figure, often a dwarf, holding or surrounded by the weapons of a particular Deity. The most popular Ayudhapurushas are associated with the God Vishnu and appear in his iconography.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
This is one of the great benefits awarded a yoga student working in the guru system: his opportunity to identify with the intuitive mind of the guru.
—Gurudeva