karaagre vasate lakshmii karamadhye sarasvatii
karamuule tu govindaH prabhaate karadarshanaM ||

Meaning: Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, resides(vasate) in the fore-most(agre) part of the hands(kara), Saraswati, the Goddess of learning, resides in the palm (kara madhye=middle part of hand) Govinda, the Lord Narayana resides at the root (moola=root) i.e (near wrist). Therefore, every morning, one should have a respectful look at one's hand.

This shloka signifies that one should seek the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi and make honest effort to earn wealth to meet the necessities of life, seek the blessings of Goddess Saraswati and make honest effort to gain knowledge in the day and seek the blessings of Lord Narayana and dedicate the entire day's activities to Him.