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Trees associated with Sri Rama


Trees associated with Sri Rama

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Vatta (Banyan)

Vata (Ficus benghalensis, Banyan)
On the way from Prayag to Chitrakoot there is a Banyan tree known as Shyam Vat which Sri Rama visited during his forest exile (Valmiki Ramayana - Ayodhya Kanda 55). Sri Rama

Sri Rama
2 Vatta (Banyan)

Vata (Ficus benghalensis, Banyan)
In Nashik there is a group of five Banyan trees known as Panchavati where Sri Rama, Lakshmana and Devi Sita stayed during their forest exile (Nashik Panchavati, Nashik district, Maharashtra). Sri Rama

Sri Rama
3 Ingudi (Desert Date)

Ingudi (Balanites aegyptiaca, Desert Date, Hingkot)
Sri Rama spent a night under an Ingudi tree on the bank of river Ganga at Sringaverapura during forest exile (Description of Ganga - verse 28). Sri Rama

Sri Rama


Flowers associated with Sri Rama

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Kusha (Cotton-wool grass)

Kusha (Imperata cylindrica, Cotton-wool grass, Darbha)
Sri Rama lied down on the Darbha (Kusha) grass for three days seeking help from the ocean god (Adi Jagannatha temple, Thirupullani, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu). Sri Rama

Sri Rama


Fruits associated with Sri Rama

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Badari (Indian Jujube)

Badari (Ziziphus mauritiana, Indian Jujube)
Sabari fed Badari fruits to Sri Rama when Sri Rama visited her hermitage during forest exile. Sri Rama and Sabar

Sri Rama and Sabari


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