Ardhanarishvara: the Union of Siva and Shakti

The union of Siva and Shakti resolves duality

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
When the intellect is prominent, arrogance and analytical thinking preside. When the superconscious soul comes forth the refined qualities are born--compassion, insight, modesty and the others.
—Gurudeva