Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Siddha Puja Supari (Betel Nuts)

Puja Supari (Betel-nuts)
Siddha Puja Supari (Betel-nuts)
Beneficial for... Doing Puja, Sadhana
This Supari (Betel-nuts) charged by Lord Ganesha mantra. The Siddha Supari (Betel-nuts) a part of the age old-custom of Indian eating and is an integral part of the daily or ritualistic Pooja too. The Supari represents "dessert" to aid in the digestion of the meal that was just served to the guest. These are of great medicinal benefit, since both are enriched with calcium. The Siddha Supari (Betel-nuts) is symbolic of the nut of the ego that must be offered on the altar of God. It represents the hard, coarse qualities that must be surrendered to God, leaving only the soft, pure qualities. Mostly symbolic the Siddha Supari (Betel-nuts) is many a times traditionally represented as the Nine planets (in the Nav-grah Pooja) and takes the form of Deities like Brahma, Surya and others during various different Pujas. Supari represents lord Ganesha also.