Bilva tree is not normal tree. There are many Bilva trees in many jungles of India. There is no restriction that Bilva tree can not be planted at home. In hinduism, each home is a symbol of Shivalaya. Each father is a symbol of Shiva, Every mother is considered as pious and pure and respected as mother Parvati.
Blva tree is having pure effects. Many people ...
Animal companions of Rama were not ordinary animals. They were specially created children of gods.
When Vishnu attained the sonship of the great-souled king Dasharatha, then Brahma the self-created addressed all of the gods this way. [1-17-1]
"Let mighty and guise changing helpmates be ...
This book Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism makes a reference to a procedure in the Brahmayamala Tantra.
According to an exoticindiaart description Brahma Yamala Tantra is one of the oldest Bhairava Tantras and Kasmira Shaivaite Abhinavagupta has cited from this text in his Tantraloka. Moreover even some Buddhist Tantra scriptures like Laghusarprava ...
In Hinduism the Bilva tree is sacred.
It can be planted anywhere. Bilva leaves and fruits have very high medicinal value especially to cure stomach related problems. However, while planting Bilva tree it may be kept in mind that there is danger from falling fruits which are very hard and heavy and can cause injury.
Source: this link, which has a detailed ...
Plants also have five senses: Touch, Hearing, Vision, Smell, Taste. Bhrigu stated an observable fact and then an inference based on that observable fact about senses of plants.
It is mentioned in the following passage from Mahabharata.
"Bhrigu said, 'Without doubt, though possessed of density, trees have
space within them. The putting forth of flowers ...
In any Purana nobody mentioned about where to grow trees. Growing Bilva Vriksha or nagavalli vrikasha, arjuna vriksha like many sacred trees is very good source of positive energy. Without any doubt in mind you just let it grow in your house. But remember they should not be in your north east side of your home.
What are those plants?
I can answer this for the Navagrahas at least.Not sure about the Nakshatra plants but the 9 Navagraha plants are well-known.For example see this site.
And the Scripture which mention about these plants is the Yajnavalkya Smriti.
Not only cutting branches or leaves, even going near to trees at night is not permitted.
Manusmriti 4:73:- Let him not enter a walled village or house except by the gate, and by night let him keep away from trees.
According to religious and scientific reason Mango tree, Peepal tree , Neem tree are good in nearby. But,
Thorny Plants - Thorny plants should not be planted near the house. Cactus should not be planted at all. Thorny plants other than roses have a negative energy. Ideally, all thorny plants should be
pulled up and destroyed. The reason could be that ...
I found the answer in this excerpt from Adi Shankaracharya's commentary on the Yoga Sutras:
dehāntaritā yathā yogādinā dehāntareṣu svargādiṣu janmasiddhiḥ. oṣadhibhir asurabhavaneṣu *rasāyanena somāmala- kādibhakṣaṇena** pūrvadehānapanayenaiva
"The perfections from birth are in a different body", being attainment of another body ...
Your question is basically wrong as it is based on wrong interpretation of the verse. here 'Babhru'is a name of a group of ancient people who lived in hundred and seven villages(dhAmAni) at that time and knew about those herbs by heart. 'Babhru nA' means 'of the Babhru'. Notice the weakness of the translator - the same word 'dhAmAni' he translate with two ...
The ancient Hinduism scriptures , namely in Vedas our Rishies identified and classified plants according to various charastics , form , size etc. In Rig-Veda 7.4.5 plants are divided into two categories - Ausadhi (herbs) and Vanaspati (trees).
आ यो योनिं देवकृतं ससाद क्रत्वा हय 1 ग्निमृतां अतारीत |
तमोषधीश्च वनिनश्च गर्भं भूमिश्च विश्वधायसं बिभर्ति...
You can show your parents the Aswattha Vriksha Stotram. According to which the tree itself is the abode of the Trinities (Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara).
Moolatho Brahma roopaya, madhyatho Vishnu roopine, Agratha Shiva
roopaya Vruksha rajaya they nama., 1
My salutations to the king of trees. Whose root is the form of Brahma,
Middle is the form of ...
In Sanskrit-Hindi version from Arya Sahitya Mandal,
पूर्वाः is translated as many forms (अनेक रूप)
पुरा is translated as beforehand (पहिले ही)
त्रि-युगम् is translated as three seasons: spring, summer and autumn (तीन ऋतु: वसंत, ग्रीष्म और शरद)
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Pandit Harisharan Siddhantalankar's commentary on this can be found on ...
Here is Desiraju Hanumanta Rao's word-for-word translation of this Sri Suktam verse:
AdityavarNe tapaso.adhijAto vanaspatistava vR^ikSo.atha bilvaH |
tasya phalAni tapasAnudantumAyAntarAyAshcha bAhyA alakSmIH || 6
hè Aditya varNe= oh, in sun's splendour, glittering forth - oh, one dazzling in the cerise splendour of rising sun;
A partial answer is as follows.
Not sure about watering the plant but plucking Tulasi leaves is prohibited on several occasions,Tithis and days including on Sundays.The following Sloka provides details about the times which are "nishiddha"(prohibited ) for plucking Tulasi leaves.
During Vyaptipata nad Vydhriti yogas,on Tuesdays,Fridays and Sundays (...