lord vishnu

Kesava

Om Kesavaya Namaha

 
Color   Gold (Suvarna-bha)
Shakthi (Lakshmi Roopa)   Kirti
Dress   Wears White Garments and Pearl ornaments
Presiding Deity   Agni
 

 

As Lord Vishnu is the Instigator and Governor of  Lord Brahma and Lord Rudhra, He is called Kesava. Keshava Murthi the first of the Vyuhantara who emanated from Vyuha-Vasudeva.  He will be holding Conch and Disc on the upper left and right hands and Lotus and Club on the lower left and right hands. He is the Governing power of the first letter 'TAT' of Gayathri Mantra, the first letter 'Om' of Mahamantra, "Avyakta Tattva" the first of the 24 Tattvas. He is the custodian of the 'Anna' (Rice) one of the food varieties, 'Mesharasi' and the lunar month of 'Margasirsa'. He dwells in the "Idanaadi" and in the forehead. His flag bears the emblem of the Great Eagle.