12 October 2016
Coconut breaking also symbolizes the breaking of ego,the biggest hindrance in way of personal and spiritual development.
Its hard kernel inspires a person to do hard work for achieving success.
The marks on the coconut resemble the head of a human being.The breaking of coconut symbolizes breaking of Ego !
It also conveys a message that we will break through our negative qualities,anger and ego to a new pure person with all good virtues.
Creation of Coconut :
According to Hindu Mythology,the coconut was created by Sage Vishwamitra to prop up King Satyavrata who had one desire to ascend to Swargaloka with his mortal body intact.
The spiritual Guru,Adi Shankara suggested the use of coconut as a subsitute for those who wanted to practice ‘Bali’ sacrifice.