One Soumbu

Soumbu means vessel (see picture)

  • Before we were born, we were placed inside the mother’s womb (karuppai in tamil). The womb/karuppai will be like a size of soumbu (or vessel) filled with a soapy water.
  • After death, the ashes(asti) are collected and stored in a one soumbu(vessel) to immerse into river.
  • In one soumbu (soapy water) we humans were sent by god, and then taken back in one soumbu (asti) by god itself.

Summary: In one soumbu our life starts and it ends. 

vessel or soumbu

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