Adi Shankarar and Smarta tradition

Smarta deities - Surya, Shiva, Shakti, Ganesha, Muruga & Vishnu

Shankaracharya with the Deities of the Smarta tradition that he established

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
You have only to quiet all things of the mind to realize your identity with the eternity of God Siva, the Spirit, the eternal Self within you.
—Gurudeva