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Sacred plants of India

Brahma Prakash Pandey

Sacred plants of India

plants for human kind

by Brahma Prakash Pandey

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Published by Shree Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Plants -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism,
    • Hinduism -- India -- Doctrines,
    • Hindusim -- India -- Rituals

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Brahma Prakash Pandey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1215.P54 P36 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 74 p. ;
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1834140M
      ISBN 108170710936
      LC Control Number89906069

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Sacred plants of India by Brahma Prakash Pandey, , Shree Pub. House edition, in English - 1st by: 1.   Part of the nightshade family, its common name is “datura.” This plant has its roots in ancient India, where it’s considered particularly sacred — believed to be a favorite of the Hindu god Shiva Nataraja. It’s also been used among Native Americans (Algonquian, Cherokee, and Luiseño), and the Táltos of the Magyar (Hungary).

      Tree cults, in which a single or groves of trees have been worshipped, have flourished in India throughout history. In the scriptures, mention of the Kalpavriksha and Chaityavriksha is found, indicating that the worship of the plants is indeed an ancient Indian practice. Plants have been traditionally considered sacred for the following reasons. Buy Sacred Plants of India (): NHBS - Nanditha Krishna, M Amirthalingam, MS Swaminathan, Penguin Books India.

      In Sacred Plant Medicine Stephen Harrod Buhner looks at the long-standing relationship between indigenous peoples and plants and examines the techniques and states of mind these cultures use to communicate with the plant world. He explores the sacred dimension of plant and human interactions and the territory where plants are an expression of. The Sacred Plant Our mission is to provide accurate science-based research and stories to help educate people and correct the misunderstandings which people have about The Sacred Plant. Furthermore, we hope to make The Sacred Plant accessible to all people everywhere so they have freedom of choice and can make educated treatment decisions for.


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