Sin and Mercy

Compassion and Understanding

Ardhachandra Mudra: The right hand in "Abhaya Hasta, " the fear-removing, blessing and protecting hand gesture, and the left hand in "Varadaa, " the hand gesture of granting boons, material and spiritual wealth.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Every Saivite home centers around the home shrine, a special room set aside and maintained to create a temple-like atmosphere in which we conduct puja, read scripture, perform sadhana, meditate, sing bhajana and do japa.
—Gurudeva