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Definition of Ficus religiosa

Ficus religiosa
Peepul tree Pee"pul tree` [Hind. p[=i]pal, Skr. pippala.] (Bot.) A sacred tree (Ficus religiosa) of the Buddhists, a kind of fig tree which attains great size and venerable age. See Bo tree. [Written also pippul tree, and pipal tree.]
Ficus religiosa
Bo tree Bo" tree` (Bot.) The peepul tree; esp., the very ancient tree standing at Anurajahpoora in Ceylon, grown from a slip of the tree under which Gautama is said to have received the heavenly light and so to have become Buddha. The sacred bo tree of the Buddhists (Ficus religiosa), which is planted close to every temple, and attracts almost as much veneration as the status of the god himself. . . . It differs from the banyan (Ficus Indica) by sending down no roots from its branches. --Tennent.

Meaning of Ficus religiosa from wikipedia

- Ficus religiosa or sacred fig is a species of fig native to the Indian subcontinent and Indochina that belongs to Moraceae, the fig or mulberry family...
- fig Ficus polita Vahl Ficus religiosa L. – sacred fig Ficus roraimensis Berg Ficus rubiginosa Desf. – Port Jackson fig Ficus rumphii Blume Ficus salicifolia...
- Bodhi Fig Tree or Bo Tree, was a large and ancient sacred fig tree (Ficus religiosa) located in Bodh ****a, Bihar, India. Siddhartha Gautama, the spiritual...
- many mythologies. Examples include the banyan and the sacred fig (Ficus religiosa) in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, the tree of the knowledge of good...
- Retrieved 14 July 2017. Blue Jay (PDF), Orissa Review, 2005, p. 87 Pipal(Ficus religiosa) – The State Tree of Odisha (PDF), RPRC, 2014 "Occastional Paper-5...
- and became the aśvattha tree (ficus religiosa); from his flesh his force flowed, and became the udumbara tree (ficus glomerata); from his bones his sweet...
- commonly mistaken for peepal (Ficus religiosa). One of the common ways of recognizing Ficus arnottiana from Ficus religiosa is to examine the color of the...
- Jianmu in Chinese mythology, and in Hindu mythology the Ashvattha (a Ficus religiosa). Scholarship states that many Eurasian mythologies share the motif...
- and resolved to sit under a peepal tree, also known as a Bodhi tree (Ficus religiosa), and simply meditate until he found the root of suffering, and how...
- mentioned in texts pertaining to Hinduism, mentioned as 'peepul' (Ficus religiosa) in Rig Veda mantra I.164], a tree under which Gautam Buddha meditated...
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