Story: Siva Cares for Piglets Orphaned by the King's Hunters

Tiruvilayadal Puranam

Siva Takes the Body of the Slain Mother Pig in Order to Feed the Orphaned Baby Pigs

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
A satguru is needed because the mind is so cunning and the ego is a self-perpetuating mechanism. It is he who inspires, assists, guides and impels the shishya toward the Self of himself.