Trisula wth Panchakshara Mantra; Likhita Japa

Siva's Trisula stands bedecked with rudraksha beads in front of Likhita Japa

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The holy vel is our release from ignorance into knowledge, our release from vanity into modesty, our release from sinfulness into purity through tapas.
—Gurudeva