Gajalakshmi

Gajalakshmi - one of the Ashtalakshmis

Gajalakshmi (Elephant lakshmi) is a giver of animal wealth like cattle and elephants. In a sense giver of power of royalty.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We make very little progress when we strive to conquer these baser instincts in a good mood. However, vast strides are possible when we are miserable and work with ourselves to replace our misery with joy and understanding.
—Gurudeva