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 greatest inhibiting factor in practicing bhakti yoga is the doubting, cynical, intellectual mind. Doubt and skepticism harden the heart and narrow the mind.
—Gurudeva