A Bowl like this is a clear representation of prosperity, sustenance, fertility and abundance. A Bowl is reputed to assist you in warding off any evils to the household and at the same time aid you in achieving prosperity both in wealth and happiness to your family life. Mostly seen on hands of the Buddha; traditionally, A bowl would be used by Buddhist monks to accept offerings offered by people. With the offerings the monks received, normally rice or food or money, they used to survive. Even today, such practice exists some parts.