Prabhata shlokam,Morning Mantras

Karagre Vasate Lakshmi
Kara Mule Saraswathi
Kara Madhye Tu Govindah
Prabate Kara Darshanam

Sanskrit to English Word Meaning -
Karagre-on the tip of your fingers; vasate- to live; Lakshmi- Goddess of wealth and prosperity; karamule- on the base of your hands; Saraswathi- the Goddess of Knowledge and speech; karamadhye- in the centre of your hands; tu-whereas; Govindah-Lord Krishna(Vishnu); prabhate-early in the morning; karadarshanam-look at your palm.

Translation -
On the tip of your fingers is Goddess of wealth( Goddess Lakshmi ) on thebase of your finge is Goddess saraswathi .In the center of your fingers is Lord Govinda ,In this manner please look at your palm.

Brief Explanation -
This is a Morning prayer called "Karadarshana".One should begin the day with this prayer .'Kara' means the palm of the hand which stands for the five karmendriyas,or the organs of action.Looking at your palm means,invoking the lord of various deities And satisfying all the actions in that day.By remembering the lord who gives us the strength to perform action and who gives us fruits to eat and stay healthy throughout the day.In this way one should chant the mantra and perform the action in order to satisy the Lord.

Samudravasane Devi Parvatastanamandale
Vishnupatni Namastubhyam Padasparsham Kshamasva Me

Translation -
The ocean with water is like clothing and the mountain am stepping on you throughout my life , so please forgive me.

Brief Explanation -
The earth is as great as our Mother hence it is also called our Mother Land.She provides us water,food,shelter and the air we breath and live on it.She protects the mankind all the living things with Motherly affection.So,this humble prayer should be offered to her before we step on her.