lord vishnu


Om Vaamanaaya Namaha

Color   Jasmine
Shakthi (Lakshmi Roopa)   Priti
Dress   White garments


As Lord fulfills the desires and throws the demons who are enemies of deliverance into the dark, He is called 'Vaamana'. Vaamana Murthi the eighth among Vyuhantara and the second to emanate from Pradyumna. He will be holding Disc and Club on the upper left and right hands and Lotus and Conch on the lower left and right hands. He is the Governing power of the  letter 'Yam' of Gayathri Mantra, the letter 'Va' of Mahamantra, 'Jihva Tattva'  one of the 24 Tattvas and Urdhvapundra marked on the right side of the neck during the light half of the lunar month. He is the custodian of the curd, lunar month of 'Asaadha'  and 'Vriscikarasi'. He dwells in the "Sarasvatinaadi" and in the lobe of the ear. He is to be meditated on the time of putting 'Yajnopavita', sacred thread and while making donations. He is invoked on the lower abdomen(left side) of the devotee. His flag bears the emblem of the Crocodile.