lord vishnu

Madhava

Om Maadhavaaya Namaha

 
Color   Blue Lotus
Shakthi (Lakshmi Roopa)   Kanthi
Dress   Wears multi-colored and adorned with garland of many hues
Presiding Deity   Soma
 

 

As Lord was born in the lineage of  Madhu of Yadhava caste, husband of Ramadevi and Supreme-Being,  He is called 'Maadhavaa'. Madhava Murthi the third among the Yyuhantara who emanated from Para-Vasudeva. He will be holding Disc and Conch on the upper left and right hands and Club and Lotus on the lower left and right hands. He is the Governing power of the  letter 'VI' of Gayathri Mantra, the letter 'Mo' of Mahamantra, 'Ahankara Tattva'  one of the 24 Tattvas and Urdhvapundra marked on the chest during the light half of the lunar month. He is the custodian of the Edibles, 'Mithunarasi' and the lunar month of 'Magha'. He dwells in the "Madhyanaadi". He is invoked in the chest of the devotee.  He is to be meditated on at the time of cleaning the teeth. His flag bears the emblem of the Great Eagle.