Coconuts as a Symbol of Selflessness


Coconuts have a long history of serving humanity. It goes back hundreds of years as a source of food and shelter. But along with the practical uses it also carries spiritual significance in many cultures.

In Indian culture it is a symbol of good luck and prosperity. Many religious functions and rituals start with the offering of coconuts.

People have coconuts at weddings and other festivals. When families buy a car or a home, they often include coconuts in their celebration. Even in public celebrations such as the opening of a bridge coconuts play a role in the ceremony..

Additionally, the coconut symbolizes self less service. Self less because every part of it can serve humanity and it is used in a multitude of ways. For example, coconuts provide oil, soap, mats and even thatch for roofs.

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Hi, my name is Susan and over the past few years, stories on health especially natural ways to heal have fascinated me. This site was set up to explore the research, stories and health possibilities of coconuts. Feel free to contact me if you have suggestions, questions or to tell me your story!