Harela Festival Tree Plantation Drive In Delhi – 17 July to 17 August 2019

Our society is conducting a tree plantation drive in Delhi from 17th of July to 17th of August during this monsoon season when there is more probability for the tree saplings to survive. We are starting this tree plantation drive on "Harela Festival" day which begin every year in monsoon a day after Ashadhi Poornima. … Continue reading Harela Festival Tree Plantation Drive In Delhi – 17 July to 17 August 2019

Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-4)

By BALRAM (10-07-2019) {NB: This the final part of the series}  FOLKLORES AND A FEW STORIES In ancient India, an elaborate ritual was laid for each sacred ceremony and plants/trees formed an important niche in the ceremony.  Trees and sacred beliefs associated with them in Indian mythology in the form of folklores and stories given … Continue reading Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-4)

Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-3)

By BALRAM (10-07-2019  ) ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPORTANCE   Plants have been integral part of Indian life and culture. Owing to its importance in day-to-day human life and environment balance, ancient seers of India did all that was possible to conserve and preserve plants. They developed the concept of tree worship apart from discussing the … Continue reading Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-3)

Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-2)

By BALRAM (09-07-2019) CLASSIFICATION AS MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURES Each and every individual plant received attention and was studied for the benefit of mankind. According to Manusmriti, plants have been classified as follows— osadhi (the plants which die after ripening of fruits) vanaspati (the plants that bear fruits only) vrksa (the plants that bear either fruits … Continue reading Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-2)