The Adi Guru – Primordial Guru Lord Dakshinamurthy is an incarnation of Lord Paramashiva as the primordial and supreme teacher. His upper right hand holds the drum representing harmony with Time and Creation (Integrity). His upper left hand holds a flame, the fire of Knowledge which destroys ignorance (Authenticity). His lower right hand poised in Abhaya (Responsibility). His lower left hand clasps palm leaves indicating He is the master of the established teachings (Enriching). The God of creation Lord Brahma created and gave life to Sanaka, Sanantana, Sanatana & Sanat Kumara. At at very young age of seven itself all the four of them had intense seeking and did their completions with their father Lord Brahma and took up Sannyas as their life and did intense penance towards Lord Shiva for Enlightenment. Lord Shiva pleased by their penance appears in the form of Dakshinamurthy and transmits the space of Enlightenment into them through His virbrant silence – through Upanishad and explained the meaning of the Vedas through wordless silence.