In Hinduism, nature has been considered like a deity. It is believed that Gods and Goddesses reside in things related to nature. There are some special trees and plants which are always considered to be the abode of the gods. Do you know which deity or deity resides in which trees and plants?
Tulsi, Banana & Amla
Mother Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu reside in Tulsi, Banana and Amla tree. In such a situation, a lamp should be lit daily under Tulsi. On the other hand, Lord Vishnu is pleased by worshiping the Amla tree on the day of Ekadashi. Apart from this, offering water mixed with turmeric to a banana tree on Thursday solves money problems.
Lord Vishnu resides in the root of Peepal, Keshav in the stem, Narayan in the branches, Lord Hari in the leaves and all the deities reside in the fruits. Peepal tree is the form of Lord Vishnu. Mahatmas serve this tree and this tree is going to destroy the sins of humans. Ancestors and pilgrimages reside in Peepal.
Lord Shiva resides in banyan and vine tree. Every wish is fulfilled by offering Belpatra to Lord Shiva. On the other hand, worship of banyan is considered auspicious on the day of Trayodashi.
According to religious beliefs, mango is considered to be the favorite fruit of Hanuman ji. That’s why wherever there is mango and mango leaf, Hanuman ji’s special blessings remain there.
Shami tree Shani Dev resides in the Shami tree. In such a situation, by lighting a mustard oil lamp under the Shami tree on Saturday, Lord Shani removes all the troubles. Lord Shiva becomes very happy by offering Shami leaf.
Belpatra itself has also been considered worshipable. It is also called Shrivriksha. It is said that Shiva himself and Mother Parvati reside in its leaves and Goddess Lakshmi resides in its roots.
Parijat is considered a divine flower as per Hindu mythology. The flower is said to be a favorite of Lord Rama, one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. But you can offer this flower to Lord Shiva as well as he likes these beautiful and sweet-smelling flowers.
Mother Lakshmi resides in the Kadamba tree as well. It is believed that the special blessings of Goddess Lakshmi are received by performing Yagya under this tree.
Along with this, happiness prevails in the family. Durva grass is said to be very dear to Lord Ganesha. By offering Durva to Lord Ganesha on Wednesday, all the problems go away.
Madar is also known as Aak and Akua. Aak flowers are very dear to Lord Bholenath. According to religious belief, Lord Ganesha himself resides in the Aak plant. This plant has special importance in worship.
Aparajita pujan is done on Dussehra as it is beleived that Pandavas and Lord Rama went to fought the battle after offereing worship to this tree. In religious scriptures, there is special importance of offering Aparajita vine to Lord Vishnu, Shiva, Mother Lakshmi and Mother Durga. By offering Aparajita Bell to God, happiness and peace resides in the house and Goddess Lakshmi is always happy. By planting Aparajita Bell in the house, the economic condition of the house remains correct and the atmosphere of the house remains calm.
We get fruits, flowers, vegetables, tubers-roots, medicines, herbs, spices, grains etc. from plants, trees, plants, creepers etc. By maintaining balance, rain also protects rivers, mountains and seas. It is from these that the life of aquatic, terrestrial and aquatic creatures also continues, that is why all kinds of measures have been given in Hinduism to preserve the wealth of forests. The wealth of the forest is worshipable for Hinduism. But today’s man is engaged in destroying the forest, so think how long can man survive?
Give thanks to nature: Worship and prayer to all the elements of nature is prevalent and important in Hinduism, because Hinduism believes that we get a lot from nature. That’s why we express our gratitude to them through worship. Nature is the first representative of God. All the elements of nature give information about the existence of God. That’s why nature has been considered as deity, God and father.
According to the scriptures, the person who plants one Peepal, one Neem, ten tamarind, three catechu, three bael, three amla and five mango trees, is a pious soul and never visits hell.