Guru Blessees Sishya after a Homa

After performing their worship through the homa, guru blesses his Sishya while brother monks hold kavi robes and rudraksha malas.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The force of the intellectual area of the mind is controlled and transmuted through the power of a regulated breath. A beginning pranayama is a method of breathing nine counts as we inhale, holding one; nine counts as we exhale, holding one count.
—Gurudeva