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Trees associated with Sri Vishnu


Trees associated with Sri Vishnu

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Ashvattha (Peepal)

Ashvattha (Ficus religiosa, Peepal)
The Hindu Trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva are believed to dwell in the Peepal tree. Hindu Trinity

Hindu Trinity
2 Ashvattha (Peepal)

Ashvattha (Ficus religiosa, Peepal)
Lord Vishnu appeared before sages Pullavar, Kalavar and Kanuvar in the form of a Peepal tree (Adi Jagannatha temple, Thirupullani, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu). Lord Vishnu and Peepal

Lord Vishnu and Peepal
3 Udumbara (Cluster Fig)

Udumbara (Ficus racemosa, Cluster Fig, Gular)
Udumbara tree is associated with Lord Vishnu and is one of the names of Lord Vishnu. Lord Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
4 Amlika (Tamarind)

Amlika (Tamarindus indica, Tamarind)
Tamarind tree is the sacred tree of Alwarthirunagari under which Nammalvar meditated for 16 years. Sri Nammalvar

Sri Nammalvar
5 Badari (Indian Jujube)

Badari (Ziziphus mauritiana, Indian Jujube)
The famous pilgrimage Badrinath is named after Badari trees. Badrinath

Badrinath


Flowers associated with Sri Vishnu

Sl Tree Description Sacredness
1 Padma (Lotus)

Padma (Nelumbo nucifera, Lotus)
Lord Vishnu is known as Padma-Nabha, from whose navel a Lotus emerged on which Lord Brahma sits (Shantakaram Bhujagasayanam sloka). Lord Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
2 Tulasi (Holy Basil)

Tulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum, Holy Basil)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Tulasi leaves. The leaves of the Tulasi plant is placed on the head of Lord Vishnu (Tulasi Stotram - verse 8). Lord Venkateswara

Lord Venkateswara
3 Jati (Royal Jasmine)

Jati (Jasminum grandiflorum, Royal Jasmine, Chameli)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
4 Kunda (Star Jasmine)

Kunda (Jasminum multiflorum, Star Jasmine)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
5 Champaka (Champa)

Champaka (Magnolia champaca, Champa)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
6 Ashoka (Ashok)

Ashoka (Saraca asoca, Ashok)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
7 Karavira (Oleander)

Karavira (Nerium indicum, Oleander)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
8 Yuthika (Needle Flower Jasmine)

Yuthika (Jasminum auriculatum, Needle Flower Jasmine, Juhi)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
9 Paatali (Trumpet Flower)

Paatali (Stereospermum suaveolens, Trumpet Flower)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
10 Bakula (Indian Medaller)

Bakula (Mimusops elengi, Indian Medaller)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu
11 Japa (Champa)

Japa (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus)
Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa, Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira, Yuthika, Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula, Girishalini, Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara; but Ketaki flower should be discarded.(Flowers for worshipping Vishnu - Vamana Purana 95). Sri Vishnu

Lord Vishnu


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