Vishnu in Ocean with Ananta Sesha, the "Thousand-Headed" Snake

Depicted here with fifteen, in the Vaishnava tradition Ananta Sesha is said to have a thousand heads, on which he carries the planets.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Fear is another shadow which causes man to have an inability to face a critical moment, even in the intimacy of his deepest meditation.
—Gurudeva