Trees are important for us as they help us breathe. Apart from this main benefit, trees have made their ways into our homes in the form of food and furniture and even medicine. However, did you know there are some sacred trees in India that have miraculous powers as well.
It is believed since ancient times that worshipping these trees in a particular manner has many benefits to offer. Go on to know more about which trees are these and the secret powers they hold.
Bael tree, also referred to as ‘bilupatre’ is associated with ‘Lord Shiva’, the God of Destroyer. Offering the leaf of this tree to the almighty is said to be very beneficial.
Peepal tree are found in almost every temple of India; especially in South India. This tree is associated with Lord Vishnu, as the Puranas says that this tree is home to the trinity of Gods, the root being Brahma, the trunk is Vishnu and leaves represent Lord Shiva.
Bamboo tree is associated with Lord Krishna. Worshipping this tree ensures kindness from Krishna.
Sandalwood Tree, is associated with the supreme powers. This tree is associated with Goddess Paravati because it is believed that she created Lord Ganesha out of sandalwood paste and her sweat.
Bhang tree is known to be really auspicious as it brings wealth and prosperity. You can find abundance of bhang leaves being offered to Lord Shiva during Mahashivratri festival.
In India, chopping down coconut tree is considered to be a bad omen. Coconut tree also called as ‘Kalpa Vriksha’ is a well known scared tree, and is used for all auspicious moment of any pooja.