Bhairava is One with the Transcendant Siva and Nataraja

Bhairava or Rudra, Siva as yogi,

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