Tender coconut is part of the sacred “Kalpavriksha”. As per Hindu traditions, bride is supposed to carry the tender coconut in her hands. Coconut – Sriphal denotes that the bride is bringing blessings of the almighty into the mandapam. While there are various beliefs that coconut is like an ornament, symbol of Lord shiva and Parvati and metaphor for relationship between wife and husband, the general view is that coconut stands for purity and brings in prosperity.
Decorative coconut has become popular since the last decade and is now available in various designs and attractive material make over.