Do you find yourself in the middle of another chicken and egg story as you read the title of this blog? You should, because it is. Editor of Sanctuary Asia, Bittu Sahgal, has something interesting to say about the Cauvery river in India. Stay with me, we are on the same story. "Cauvery Cunnundrum: States … Continue reading What will you protect first? Water or forest?
After having slept through the wee hours, my friends and I headed to see one of Canada's most twisted old-growth trees in Canada. A short climb to a breath-taking view started with a drive on bad roads leading towards Avatar Grove trail on Vancouver Island. Dirt cars and dirty cars passed by as we managed to … Continue reading Gnarliest tree in Canada
Hindu mythology describes Kalpavriksha (wish tree) as a kind of a genie. Kalpavriksha is not one but many different trees revered and protected owing to its mythological significance and the benefits (or wishes) it provides. In other cultures, it is referred to as Tree of Life or Sacred Tree. "The banyan tree or nyagrodha is called kalpataru; the coconut … Continue reading Wishtree is a kind of a genie