4 armed God sitting with leg strap meditating; man inside

4 armed God sitting with leg strap meditating; man inside of a sivalingam; people worshipping

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The holy vel is our release from ignorance into knowledge, our release from vanity into modesty, our release from sinfulness into purity through tapas.
—Gurudeva