Goddess of Green Chemistry and Climate

When the vice-chancellor of our university declared that they had come up with their own anthem “Rasayan Devike” (Goddess of Chemistry), I thought he was crazy. Who does that, I said to myself. Until now. It has been five years since I graduated from this university. Today, I found out that the concept took birth … Continue reading Goddess of Green Chemistry and Climate

Wishtree is a kind of a genie

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