In Spite of a Man's Malicious Intent, The Sadhu Blesses and Garlands Him

Guru puts garland on devotee who formerly intended to hurt him

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