Significance of Kalash in Puja

Hinduism celebrates a various of festivals, rituals & worship various goddess throughout the year. In Hindu rituals, a puja is a form of worship. According to Hinduism, Kalash is a prosperous sign made by a copper vessel. Kalash is used in every puja, which is the significance of happiness, prosperity, good luck & good wishes. Kalash is commonly called Purna Ghat or Purna Kalash.


Kalash is filled with water; coconut is placed on the top of the Kalash. Coconut’s face is towards the sky & mango leaves dripped in the water. Many several stories related to the Kalash. Samudra Manthan is the most listening story in Hindu Mythology, where the ocean was churning by the Asuras & Devtas to find Amrit for immortality. During this process finally, they received Amrit in copper Kalash. Here the Kalash represents the creation of a new life.

Significance of Kalash 

- In the Hindu religion, we worship Shakti; the Purna Kalash is symbolizing Shakti. An endowment or pratistha of the Kalash in puja is significant of happiness, prosperity, success, good fortune, & longer life. 

- According to Vastu shastra, keeping this Kalash at the door of the house does convey prosperity, positivity & wisdom. This Kalash mouth is open & should be wider; on top of the Kalash, we put some Ashoka leaves & flowers which can give us a favourable result. 

- According to Astrology, if we suffer some financial issues then we should establish Laxmi Kalash in-house. It removes all obstacles of your life. 
- The water used in Kalash is very pure. It removes all negative energies from your house & mind too. 

- Commonly used mango leaves or betel leaves on the top of the Kalash. Betel leaves remove bacteria & kill germs. Mango leaves are also used for removing negative energy, evil forces & flows positive energies.