The literal meaning of Mauli is 'above all'. It is customary to tie a red thread-commonly called a mauli or kalava-on the wrist at the beginning of a religious ceremony. The thread is tied on the right wrist of men and the left wrist of women. A person often puts on the red thread on one's wrist when doing a ceremony, ritual, or puja, or for certain blessings. The thread helps preserve or imbibe those blessings when it is tied around one's wrist during the ceremony. Puja Greh Mauli Kalawa Thread is actually cotton strings in form of yarn in red with small bits of yellow. Yellow colors represent spiritual energy, while red has the properties to stimulate spiritual energy.