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Important Trees Mentioned in the Vedas

Trees have been regarded as sacred in the Sanatana Dharma. Here are some of the important trees mentioned in the Vedas.

  • Pipal – Ficus Religiosa
  • Gular – Ficus Glomerata
  • Neem
  • Bel
  • Bargad or Banyan – Ficus bengalensis
  • Ashoka – Sereca India
  • Amala
  • Arjuna
Pipal tree, as per Atharva Veda, is found in the heaven and Devas, or demigods, sat under its shade.

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