New Delhi, Counter of Spirituality | Puja Niyam: In Sanatan Dharma, Lord Ganesha is worshiped before doing any auspicious work. The coconut is also broken on this occasion. Apart from this, coconut is also used in Kalash Sthapana and Kalash Puja. It is a religious belief that all wishes of a person are fulfilled by offering coconut to Ganesha along with Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi in worship. After the puja is over, the coconut is broken and distributed as Prasad. The coconut has been used in worship since time immemorial. But do you know why only men break the coconut after the bidding is over? Women are never asked to break coconuts. Come, let’s know all about it-
The coconut has a special importance in Sanatan Dharma. It is enshrined in the scriptures that Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi, the protectress of the world, first planted Kalpavriksha on earth. Coconut is also called Kalpavriksha. Where, the coconut is called Shreefal in Sanskrit. The bid is considered successful only after offering the coconut. Therefore, the coconut is offered to Lord Vishnu, Goddess Lakshmi and Ganesh. Apart from this, the coconut tied with red cloth is kept in the vault to increase wealth. According to Vastu experts, this remedy should be done on Friday. This brings happiness, prosperity and prosperity in the house. Also, there is an increase in wealth.
Why is it forbidden to break the coconut?
In Sanatan Dharma, women are prohibited from picking quinces. It is implied in the scriptures that the quince is a seed. A new tree is produced from this seed. On the other hand, women are the progeny factors. For this reason, women are prohibited from splitting the coconut. If a woman plucks quince for no reason, her children may have to face many problems in life.
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