pipal tree

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Noun1.Pipal tree - fig tree of India noted for great size and longevitypipal tree - fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
fig tree - any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature
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The pipal tree is the Indian sacred tree par excellence.
00m span near aina anul bagicha pipal tree before going mahananda bandh in mayamari sighia bahiyar at north amdabad panchyat of amdabad block in katihar district
Yingluck also prayed before the sacred tree, the ancient pipal tree, 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.
The Brahman then encounters a pipal tree, a buffalo, and a road, telling each his story of releasing the tiger who then threatens to eat him.
Pauline Meade's four linoprints glow with rich colour as she depicts Harvest, Kathmandu Valley, Long Meg, Cumbria and Under the Pipal Tree.
On March 11 he had left his niche among the roots of a pipal tree in the Bara province, about 100 miles south of the capital Kathmandu, and vanished.
Removal of the Maya Devi temple from under a Pipal tree was not part of the plan, but the temple has been removed along with the ancient tree.
Although puja is nowhere discussed - "ritual" being confined to the early Vedic age - one photo is an interesting one of "Lady offering worship to the Pipal Tree.
Gatherings in ancient times were conducted under a Pipal tree, and as five continents were participating in the summit I arranged five Pipal leaves in a circle, suggesting a uniformity of size, shape and placement.
The main function is organized at Bodha Gaya where Lord Budhha was gained enlightenment under a Pipal tree.