lord vishnu

Hrishikesha

Om Hrishikeshaaya Namaha

 
Color   Lightning
Shakthi (Lakshmi Roopa)   Maaya
Dress   Wears red garments,garlanded by red flowers
Presiding Deity   Savitri
 

 

As Lord is the governor of all senses and as He grants bliss to Rama, Bramha, Rudhra and others, He is called 'Hrsikesaa'. Hrishikesha Murthi the tenth among Vyuhantara and the first to emanate from Aniruddha. He will be holding Disc and Lotus on the upper left and right hands and Conch and Club on the lower left and right hands. He is the Governing power of the  letter 'RGO' of Gayathri Mantra, the letter 'De' of Mahamantra, 'Vak Tattva'  one of the 24 Tattvas and Urdhvapundra marked on the left shoulder during the light half of the lunar month. He is the custodian of the dish prepared from Greens, lunar month of 'Bhadrapada'  and 'Makararasi'. He dwells in the "Kuhunaadi". He is invoked on the left neck of the devotee. His flag bears the emblem of the Deer.