Story: Siva's Upadesha to the Birds

Tiruvilayadal Puranam

Guru by a tree sitting talking to people

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Be free from the past; abide in the present; detach yourself from the future; and live in the eternal now. Evil has no source, unless the source of evil's seeming be ignorance itself.
—Gurudeva