Worship of Ganesha and then Muruga will lead to Siva

Devotees begin with worshipping Ganesha, then are lead to Lord Muruga, who takes them to Lord Siva

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We may say that love is the heart of the mind. Anything that comes before you in life can be conquered through universal love, a force which is a demonstration of the soul.
—Gurudeva