Saptharishi Vana

Significance of Saptharishi Vana:

  • [ 'SAPTHA'- Seven, 'RISHI'- Sages, 'VANA'-Garden]
  • These seven varieties of leaves and flowers represent the saptha rishis i.e., the seven sages. They are Kasyapa, Athri, Bharadwaja, Vishwamithra, Gowtama, Jamadagni and Vasista along with his wife Arundathi. We can watch these 7 + 1 stars in the sky.

Benefits:

  • In Indian culture the newly wed couple were shown these stars especially the Vasista and Arundathi stars and get blessings from them for a smooth and blissful married life. So presence of all these plants and trees in our locality rectifies and builds up a strong and happy bondage between wife and husband.
  • So the presence of the complete set of 27 trees directly creates a healthy and sound physical, mental, psychological and spiritual beings. Which is the ultimate and absolute bliss to oneself and to the earth too.

Plants:

S.No. Name Botanical name Botanical name
1. Kashyapa Tulsi Linum vitissimum
2. Athri Sesbania grandiflora Nymphea alba
3. Bharadwaja Achyranthus aspera Areca catechu
4. Vishwamithra Aegle marmelos Hemidesmus indicus
5. Gouthama Datura alba Jasminum pubescens
6. Jamadagni Cynodon dactylon Jasminum angustifolium
7. Vashista Acacia ferruginea Tulsi

Datura alba - Ummetha:

  • Parts used - Whole plant.
  • Uses - Asthma, Malaria, Heart disorders, Earache, Impotency, Baldness, Whooping cough.