Breaking a coconut before starting any good thing as-in the beginning of a journey or business is believed to be auspicious. Breaking a coconut means breaking your ego. Your mind will become white as coconut flesh and pure and although you can attain your wisdom and knowledge of eternity.
Coconut – The Key of Wisdom in Hinduism
“Coconut”– this tropical fruit is known for its refreshing coconut water and white juicy kernel. But did you know that coconut is considered as a holy fruit by Hindus? Well, we will tell you some unheard facts about coconuts.
From old-times, Hindus offer coconut to worship God. Even at traditional ceremonies like weddings, coconut plays a crucial role. Hindus even break the coconut in front of new vehicles or new homes.
Breaking a coconut with palm symbolizes as the Breaking of the human ego. The water indicates the inner tendencies and the white coconut kernel stands as the mind. The belief is when we offer the coconut juice and kernel to the Lord our mind gets purified by the touch of Lord.
Authour: Supriya Samanta
- 28 Apr 2020