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Trees associated with Devi Parvati


Trees associated with Devi Parvati

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Nimba (Neem)

Nimba (Azadirachta indica, Neem)
Neem tree is associated with Devi or Ambal. Ambal

Ambal

Ambal
2 Kadamba (Bur Flower)

Kadamba (Anthocephalus cadamba, Bur Flower)
Devi Parvati loves to live in the forest of Kadamba trees and is therefore called Kadamba Vana Vasini (Mahishasura Mardini Stotram - verse 3).

Kadamba is the sacred tree of the Meenakshi temple of Madurai (Meenakshi temple - Madurai district, Tamil Nadu).
Devi Meenakshi

Devi Meenakshi
3 Aamra (Mango)

Aamra (Mangifera indica, Mango)
Devi Parvati performed penance under a Mango tree at Kanchipuram on the bank of river Kampa (Kamakshi Stotram - verse 10, Kanchipuram Ekambareshwarar temple). Kanchi Ekambareshwarar

Kanchi Ekambareshwarar
4 Jambu (Rose Apple)

Jambu (Syzygium cumini, Java Plum, Rose Apple)
Devi Parvati performed penance under a Jambu tree at Thiruvanaikaval (Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeshwarar temple). Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeshwarar

Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeshwarar
5 Punnaga (Alexandrian Laurel)

Punnaga (Calophyllum inophyllum, Alexandrian Laurel)
Devi Parvati performed penance under a Punnai tree as a peahen in Mylapore (Kapaleeshwarar temple, Mylapore, Chennai district, Tamil Nadu). Mylapore Kapaleeshwarar

Mylapore Kapaleeshwarar
6 Ashoka (Ashok)

Ashoka (Saraca asoca, Ashok)
Devi Parvati planted a sapling of Ashoka tree and tended it like Her own son (Devi Parvati about Trees - Matsya Purana 154.506). Devi Parvati

Devi Parvati


Flowers associated with Devi Parvati

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Mallika (Arabian Jasmine)

Mallika (Jasminum sambac, Arabian Jasmine, Mogra)
Devi Parvati is worshipped with Mallika, Malati, Champa, Japa, Bandhuka and Pankaja flowers during Akshaya Tritiya (Flowers for Akshaya Tritiya - Shiva Purana - Uma Samhita 51.59 - 51.61). Devi Parvati

Devi Parvati
2 Malati (Malatilata)

Malati (Aganosma heynei, Malatilata)
Devi Parvati is worshipped with Mallika, Malati, Champa, Japa, Bandhuka and Pankaja flowers during Akshaya Tritiya (Flowers for Akshaya Tritiya - Shiva Purana - Uma Samhita 51.59 - 51.61). Devi Parvati

Devi Parvati
3 Champaka (Champa)

Champaka (Magnolia champaca, Champa)
Devi Parvati is worshipped with Mallika, Malati, Champa, Japa, Bandhuka and Pankaja flowers during Akshaya Tritiya (Flowers for Akshaya Tritiya - Shiva Purana - Uma Samhita 51.59 - 51.61). Devi Parvati

Devi Parvati
4 Japa (Champa)

Japa (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus)
Devi Parvati is worshipped with Mallika, Malati, Champa, Japa, Bandhuka and Pankaja flowers during Akshaya Tritiya (Flowers for Akshaya Tritiya - Shiva Purana - Uma Samhita 51.59 - 51.61). Devi Parvati

Devi Parvati
5 Padma (Lotus)

Padma (Nelumbo nucifera, Lotus)
Devi Parvati is worshipped with Mallika, Malati, Champa, Japa, Bandhuka and Pankaja flowers during Akshaya Tritiya (Flowers for Akshaya Tritiya - Shiva Purana - Uma Samhita 51.59 - 51.61). Devi Parvati

Devi Parvati
6 Mandara (Indian Coral)

Mandara (Erythrina variegata, Indian Coral)
During Navaratri the Devi is worshipped with Mandara, Karaja, Ashoka, Champaka, Karavira, Malati and Brahma flowers as well as Bilva leaves (Flowers for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
7 Ashoka (Ashok)

Ashoka (Saraca asoca, Ashok)
During Navaratri the Devi is worshipped with Mandara, Karaja, Ashoka, Champaka, Karavira, Malati and Brahma flowers as well as Bilva leaves (Flowers for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
8 Champaka (Champa)

Champaka (Magnolia champaca, Champa)
During Navaratri the Devi is worshipped with Mandara, Karaja, Ashoka, Champaka, Karavira, Malati and Brahma flowers as well as Bilva leaves (Flowers for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
9 Karavira (Oleander)

Karavira (Nerium indicum, Oleander)
During Navaratri the Devi is worshipped with Mandara, Karaja, Ashoka, Champaka, Karavira, Malati and Brahma flowers as well as Bilva leaves (Flowers for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
10 Malati (Malatilata)

Malati (Aganosma heynei, Malatilata)
During Navaratri the Devi is worshipped with Mandara, Karaja, Ashoka, Champaka, Karavira, Malati and Brahma flowers as well as Bilva leaves (Flowers for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
11 Bilva (Bengal Quince)

Bilva (Aegle marmelos, Bengal Quince)
During Navaratri the Devi is worshipped with Mandara, Karaja, Ashoka, Champaka, Karavira, Malati and Brahma flowers as well as Bilva leaves (Flowers for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
12 Karavira (Oleander)

Karavira (Nerium indicum, Oleander)
Devi Parvati is worshipped with red Karavira flowers during Tritiya of Kartika, Margashirsha, Pausha, Magha and Phalguna (Flowers for Tritiya - Shiva Purana - Uma Samhita 51.80 - 51.81). Devi Parvati

Devi Parvati


Fruits associated with Devi Parvati

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Narikela (Oleander)

Narikela (Cocos nucifera, Coconut)
During Navaratri the Devi is offered Argha with Narikela, Matulunga, Dadimi, Kadali, Naranga, Panasa and Purna (Bilva) fruits. (Fruits for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
2 Dadima (Pomegranate)

Dadima (Punica granatum, Pomegranate)
During Navaratri the Devi is offered Argha with Narikela, Matulunga, Dadimi, Kadali, Naranga, Panasa and Purna (Bilva) fruits. (Fruits for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
3 Kadali (Banana)

Kadali (Musa paradisiaca, Plaintain, Banana)
During Navaratri the Devi is offered Argha with Narikela, Matulunga, Dadimi, Kadali, Naranga, Panasa and Purna (Bilva) fruits. (Fruits for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
4 Naranga (Orange)

Naranga (Citrus Sinesis, Orange)
During Navaratri the Devi is offered Argha with Narikela, Matulunga, Dadimi, Kadali, Naranga, Panasa and Purna (Bilva) fruits. (Fruits for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
5 Panasa (Jackfruit)

Panasa (Artocarpus heterophyllus, Jackfruit)
During Navaratri the Devi is offered Argha with Narikela, Matulunga, Dadimi, Kadali, Naranga, Panasa and Purna (Bilva) fruits. (Fruits for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga
6 Bilva (Bengal Quince)

Bilva (Aegle marmelos, Bengal Quince)
During Navaratri the Devi is offered Argha with Narikela, Matulunga, Dadimi, Kadali, Naranga, Panasa and Purna (Bilva) fruits. (Fruits for Navaratri - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda 3 - 26). Navadurga

Navadurga


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