Why do we give coconut to God?
The coconut represents the Hindu trinity of Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the protector) and Mahesh (the destroyer). Hence the significance. Devotees pay tribute to the three gods by treating the coconut as an object of worship. Therefore, they seek the blessings of the trinity.
Why is coconut offered to Ganesha? Locals believe that Ganesha is very powerful in granting wishes and therefore coconuts are offered to the deity by breaking them in front of the temple. Read also : Why is coconut water pink?. Coconuts can be brought in from outside vendors and offered inside the temple.
What is the significance of coconut in Hinduism?
What does a coconut symbolize? The coconut exemplifies the incarnation, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The coconut falls from the highest point of the tree, symbolizing the descent of Jesus from God the Father.