Ardhanariswara, Shown as Reigning Over Earth and Sea Himalayas and the Roiling Oceans

Ardhinariswara; An unusual depiction, as Parvati or Uma more usually has a lion for a vahana. The rendering of Devi with a goose or swam is usually Saraswati.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
A better word than death is transition, passing into a new form of life--life into life. It is similar to moving to a new country, having completed all of one's tasks. Death is a closing of the door on deeds well done, on all beneficial karmas.
—Gurudeva