Origin of 27 Nakshatra Trees

  Origin of 27 Nakshatra Trees (Nakṣatra in Sanskrit) नक्षत्रों से वृक्षों की उत्पत्ति Narad Puran (Nārad Purāṇa नारद पुराण) gives description of origin of trees by the Lords of the 27 Nakshatra of Indian Astrology. Each these 27 Nakshatra has specific Excelling Deity associated with. Click here to see names of Nakshatra Deity and list of trees Description of origin Nakshatra trees is given in Narad Puran verses as follows:   वृषो वृक्षोश्चभायाम्यधिष्ण्येयमकरस्तरुः  । उडुंबरश्चाग्निधिष्ण्ये रोहिण्यां जंबुकस्तरुः  ॥ ॥ vṛṣo vṛkṣoścabhāyāmyadhiṣṇyeyamakarastaruḥ । uḍuṃbaraścāgnidhiṣṇye rohiṇyāṃ jaṃbukastaruḥ ॥ ॥   Translation in English: Ras Tree originates from twins. Twins here means Ashwin kumaras the first Nakshatra Ashwini (Aśvinī) named after the twin deity Aśvin. Ras in Sanskrit means liquid; at some places ras tree it is translated as Coconut tree and reference of pomegranate tree also found. The Nakshatra ruled by deity of south direction Yama that is Bharaṇī Nakshatra. Vrisha tree originates from the lord of Bharani Nakshatra. Ink fruit tree Bhilawan (Semecarpus anacardium) synonym is also Vrisha. Fig tree (Ficus racemosa) originates froRead More…