sacred fig


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Synonyms for sacred fig

fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity

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An ancient Peepal tree, Ficus religiosa or sacred fig, grows at the back of the temple, said to be a descendent of the one Buddha sat under for three days and nights in the sixth century B.
Most of them, like the figs - the weeping fig (Ficus benjamima), the rubber plant (F elastica), and the pepul or sacred fig (F religiosa) - come from South Asia and India and obviously need warmth.
Like, banana tree represents Saturn and Peepal tree or the sacred fig represents all the planets.
An ancient pipal tree or sacred fig grows at the back of the temple, said to be a descendent of the one Buddha sat under for three days and nights in the sixth century BC, before finding the answers he sought under a full moon.