Devi with Brahma, Siva, Saints or Rishis

Siva with Parvati on river, Brahma with Saraswati, saints and sages with Himalayas behind

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
There is in much of the world the belief that life is a burden, a feeling of penitence, that it is good to suffer, good for the soul. In fact, spiritual life is not that way at all.
—Gurudeva