lord vishnu

Padmanabha

Om Padmanabhaaya Namaha

 
Color   Blue Diamond
Shakthi (Lakshmi Roopa)   Dhi
Dress   Wears Bright yellow garments,adorned by multi colored gems
Presiding Deity   Tvastr
 

 

AAs Lord has Lotus in His navel and as He shines as the sun in the hearts of devotees, He is called 'Padmanabhaa'. Padmanabha murthi the eleventh of Vyuhantara and the second to emanate from Aniruddha. He will be holding Lotus and Disc on the upper left and right hands and Club and Conch on the lower left and right hands. He is the Governing power of the  letter 'De' of Gayathri Mantra, the letter 'Va' of Mahamantra, 'Pani Tattva'  one of the 24 Tattvas and Urdhvapundra marked on the left side of the throat. He is the custodian of the dish prepared with Vegetables, lunar month of 'Asvayuja'  and 'Kumbharasi'. He dwells in the "Purnanaadi". He is to be meditated on while going to sleep.  He is invoked on the back lower spine of the devotee. His flag bears the emblem of the Deer.