Brihaspati, Jupiter, with Elephant

Lord Brihaspati with his vahana, the elephant.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Saivites consider it most important to live near a Siva temple, and we build one wherever we find ourselves in the world. This is a most meritorious act, earning blessings in this life and the next.
—Gurudeva