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

Seasons are a kind of awakening

As a kid, I only knew of three seasons in India - Summer, Rainy (Monsoon), and Winter. When I moved to the USA, I heard of - Fall and Spring. Did someone say, Autumn? Delhi Tourism website lists five seasons - Winter, Spring, Autumn, Monsoon, Summer. Makes me wonder - did I miss some science class … Continue reading Seasons are a kind of awakening