SB 1.8 - Meditating on all the lotus limbs of the Lord
Kuntī offered her respectful obeisances unto Kṛṣṇa, whose abdomen is marked with a depression like a lotus flower, who is always decorated with garlands of lotus flowers, whose glance is as cool as the lotus and whose feet are engraved with lotuses. (namaḥ paṅkaja-nābhāya, namaḥ paṅkaja-māline, namaḥ paṅkaja-netrāya, namas te paṅkajāṅghraye). Jīva Gosvāmī indicates Kṛṣṇa’s capacity to bring happiness and remove miseries in one compound word: sukha-pradatva-tapa-haritva-rūpam. The Lord may appear as one of us, but these bodily features distinguishes Him from us. All fallen souls can still see the Lord as the arcā-vigraha, who descends to distribute favors. The Lord enters as Garbhodakaśāyī Viṣṇu into each and every universe, and from His navel Brahmā is born. Therefore the Lord is known as Paṅkajanābhi (the one with a lotus navel). This Lord accepts the arcā-vigraha in different elements, namely a form within the mind, a form made of wood, metal, jewel, paint or sand. All such forms of the Lord are always decorated with garlands of lotus flowers. All the great ācāryas established temples just to favor the less intelligent, and one should not pose himself as transcending the stage of temple worship while one is fallen. One should begin to see the Lord from His lotus feet, gradually rising to the thighs, waist, chest and face. But Kuntī, being the aunt of the Lord, began to see the Lord from the waist, to the neck, to the face and then down to the lotus feet. Her eyes receiving the sight of Kṛṣṇa’s navel, garland, eyes and feet became pleasantly cool.