Kalash Pot Symbolism in Hinduism

The Kalash pot is an important item in most Hindu pujas and rituals. It is also placed permanently in home and shops. There is deep symbolism associated with the Kalash pot in Hinduism. The pot is a symbol of growth, fertility and abundance. At home and in business place it is symbol of fullness, plenty and prosperity.

Vedas describe Kalash pot as a golden pitcher overflowing with honey.

The space within the Kalash is considered to be the womb and thus it represents growth and fertility.

The water in the pot is a symbol of the sacred rivers.

As per some scriptures, the mouth of the kalash represents Vishnu, the neck represents Shiva and the middle part represents Brahma.