The Penance of Parvati

Uma performs strict austerities to win Siva's favor

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Siva is the Self of your self. He is closer than your own breath. His nature is love, and if you worship Him with devotion you will know love and be loving toward others. Devotees of God Siva love everyone.
—Gurudeva