A brief history of the


A small water vessel used for personal hygiene


The term ‘bodna’ is used in parts of Bangladesh to refer to a vessel used to hold water for use in washrooms. In India and Pakistan, it is also known as a lota. The shape and size of the vessel varies depending on regional variations. However, in essence, it is spherical in design and usually made of metal or plastic.

The earliest reference to a water vessel is to be found in….