--> Skip to main content


Sacred Plants Associated With Navagrahas


Just as Gods and Goddess in Hindu Pantheon are associated with some plants or tree or shrub or creeper, all the Navagrahas (nine planets) are associated with plants.

Plants – Navagrahas – Plants

Sun (Surya) – Arka

arka plant

Soma (moon) – Palasha

Mangal (Mars) – Khadira

Buddha (Mercury) – Apamarga

apamarga plant

Brihaspati or Guru (Jupiter) – Ashwatha

Shukra (Venus) – Udumbara

Shani (Saturn) – Shami

Rahu – Durva

Ketu - Darbha



Read More From Hindu Blog