A look at the Hands
vasate laksmih karanadhye Sarasvati I
Karamule tu govindah prachate karadarsanam II 1 II
front part of hands (i.e. finger tips as ascribed to Laksmi ( goddess
of wealth). the middle (i.e. the palm proper) to Sarasvati (goddess
of learning), and the root (i.e. part of the hand near the wrist) to
Govinda (God). Therefore, every morning one should respectfully
have a look at one's hands (which symbolise honest labour).