The Kindi is a holy vessel, traditionally used during Hindu worship rituals as a means to dispense holy water without allowing the users hands to dirty the water as it is being poured out.The kindi is also used among hospitable Kerala homes to greet guests and allow them a chance to wash their hands and feet before entering the main courtyard of the home they are visiting, or for them to wash their hands after a meal.The kindi is also one of the set of vessels, traditionally given to new brides at the time of their mariage.
Kindi/Gindi is used in performing all the Pooja activities and Plays an important part in the temples and home. It is made of Bronze Alloy which boosts the immunity of the body. The Kindi (vessel) is placed in front while doing pooja and water is filled in it.Chanting mantras in front of the kindi creates a positive vibes to the water.
It was considered as a medicine during olden days due to its anti-bacterial, antiviral properties.In the temples, Pooja performed holy water is distributed using the brass kindi.