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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Myths and Religious Uses of Pakar/Pakad, Mock Peepul Tree in Uttarakhand -

Plant Myths, Religious Importance, and Traditions in Uttarakhand (Himalaya) - 36
By: Bhishma Kukreti, M.Sc. (Botany) (Mythology, Culture Research Scholar)
Botanical name – Ficus rumphii
English name -Mock Peepul Tree , Mock Buddha tree
Hindi Name –Gajanna, Pakar/Pakad
Sanskrit Name – Amlapatrka
                                           ---Economic benefits –--
Medical uses- used in preparing medicines for curing the diabetes, intermittent fever, psychiatric disorder
Furniture, Agriculture Instruments, wood etc. Fuel
Food Uses – Fruits and leaves for vegetables

                   Myths, Religious Uses and Traditions
  Astrologers suggest using plant parts for pacifying/avoiding effects of Uttara Flguni Nakshtra  though various rituals.

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Copyright@ Bhishma KukretiMumbai 2017
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