Agastyamalai

Agastyamalai Location: Western Ghats, Tamilnadu & Kerala. Altitude: 1868 meters Description This mountain falls in the Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts of Tamil Nadu and the Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts of…

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Mount Abu

Mount Abu Location:Abu (Sirhori district), Rajasthan. Altitude: 1220 meters above the sea level Description Mount Abu, Rajasthan’s only hill station is situated at the southern tip of the Aravalli ranges.…

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White Marudah

White Marudah Botanical Name: Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) W. and A. Common Name: White Marudah, Arjun (Hindi), Vellamarutu (Tamil), Arjuna (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ The tree bears…

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Turmeric

Turmeric Botanical Name: Curcuma longa Common Name: Turmeric, Haldi (Hindi), Manjal (Tamil), Haridra (Sanskrit) Distribution: Cultivated throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ manjal kappu Turmeric plays a very important role…

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Tamarind Tree

Tamarind Tree Botanical Name: Tamarindus indica Linn. Common Name: Tamarind tree, Imli (Hindi), Pulee (Tamil), Tintrini (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India, particularly in the South In Religion and Mythology​ The Imli-tala…

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Marigold

Marigold Botanical Name: Tagetes sp. Common Name: Marigold, Gendha (Hindi), Sendigai Poo / Tuluka Samandhi (Tamil), Sthula Pushpam (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ Marigold garlands as offerings…

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Mango

Mango Botanical Name: Mangifera indica Linn. Common Name: Mango, Aam (Hindi), Ma (Tamil), Amra (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ The mango tree is one of the most…

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Lotus

Lotus Botanical Name: Nelumbo nucifera Common Name: Indian Lotus, Kamal (Hindi), Tamarai (Tamil), Pankajam (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ A lotus flower emerging from Lord Vishnu’s navel…

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