lord vishnu

Govinda

Om Govindhaaya Namaha

 
Color   Bright Like Moon or Pearl, eyes like Red Lotus
Shakthi (Lakshmi Roopa)   Kriya
Dress   adorned with rich gold ornaments
Presiding Deity   Ishaana
 

 

As Lord can be attained through Vedas, being the protector of the Earth and Cows and being the giver of deliverance He is called 'Govindha'. Govindha murthi the fourth among the Vyuhantara and the first to emanate from Sankarshana. He will be holding Club and Lotus on the upper left and right hands and Disc and Conch on the lower left and right hands. He is the Governing power of the  letter 'Tur' of Gayathri Mantra, the letter 'Bha' of Mahamantra, 'Manas Tattva'  one of the 24 Tattvas and Urdhvapundra marked on the throat during the light half of the lunar month. He is the custodian of the Ghee, 'Karkatagarasi' and the lunar month of 'Phalguna'. He dwells in the "Sankhininaadi". He is to be meditated on at the time of playing games. He is invoked in the front neck of the devotee. His flag bears the emblem of the lofty palm tree and a plough.