O creator of dreams,
Why do you keep searching for God ?
Nature is his home,purity his abode
and life is but his blessing!
Keep loving nature and care for its being,
Then you can see divinity all over!
With the above quote in mind, the title sacredtreesbhu.com has been selected.
Banaras Hindu University has a walled campus spread over 1360 acres.Within the campus a large number of trees, shrubs, herbs, climbers and lianas are present.There are many huge fruit and forest trees which may be as old as the university . Along the roadside, trees like arjuna, mahua, teak, mango, tamarind, jamun etc are planted. People refer to the road or avenue by the name of the particular tree species that grows on either side !! Fig trees with their large trunks and canopy make the campus more beautiful , serene and attractive. It is a pleasure to watch the different birds that visit these trees, build their nests and make their homes.
The different venerated tree species available in the Banaras Hindu University Campus have been grouped into five categories in this website:
- Trees in conservation
- Trees in medicine
- Trees used in festivals and religious ceremonies
- Trees that are worshipped
- Trees in Astrology and vastu