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)

Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-1)

By -  BALRAM (09-07-2019) Plants and Trees occupy a prime place in ancient Indian scriptures. The ancient works such as the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Epics, the Puranas, the treatises of Charaka and Susruta, the lexicon of Amara and such other works containing materials convey that botanical science developed in ancient India through the knowledge … Continue reading Socio-cultural, Ecological and Religious Importance of Plants as Mentioned in the Scriptures (Part-1)