"The supari is an integral part of the daily or ritualistic Pooja. It is also popularly used in the age-old-custom of Indian eating. The supari is symbolic of the nut of the ego that must be offered on the altar of God. It represents the hard, coarse qualities that must be surrendered to God, leaving only the soft, pure qualities". Supari is the seed of an areca palm tree growing in tropical regions. It is also known as Bettle nut, Areca catechu, doma, and pinang. Puja Greh Puja Supari is considered very auspicious and is used in puja and religious rituals. It is also used in Yagyas or homam. It signifies the surrender of ego and is kept on the puja altar.