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Why is Peepal Tree Worshipped?


Category: Religious | Posted :Friday, May 6, 2016

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Why is Peepal Tree Worshipped?

Spiritual Significance of Peepal Tree

 
According to our daily needs, the Peepal tree is totally useless for an ordinary person, except its shadow. The Peepal tree does not give any delicious fruit. Its wood is not strong for any purpose. Then why do we worship the Peepal tree? Why should we care for it in our life? Do you know the scientific reason behind this worship or devotion towards the Peepal tree?
 
Our ancestors knew that ‘Peepal’ is one of the very few trees which produces Oxygen even at Night. That’s why in order to save this tree due to its only unique property. They are related to God/Religion. Moreover, this the Peepal or Pipal tree has the following significances:-
 

What is the Ayurvedic Significance of peepal tree?

As we know that Ayurved is considered as the ancient medical practice of India. It is known to heal a vast majority of diseases. The Peepal tree has great importance in the field of Ayurved. The bark of Pipal tree is used to yield Tennin while its leaves are quite useful in treating of wounds after heating. Hence, the tree is worshipped. 
 

How to worship peepal tree on saturday?

pooja peepal tree on saturday

 

According to the mythological story surrounding the Peepal tree exhibits the importance of worshipping the tree on Saturday. According to BrahmaBrahmaBrahma
According to Hinduism, the whole creation is the work of Trimurti (the Hindu Trinity)...
Purana, Ashvattha and Peepala were demons who possessed some magical powers. They had pursued people to touch the tree so as to kill them. But they both were killed by Lord ShaniShaniShani
Shani, literally means the one who moves very...  
, which signifies the value of Saturday.
 

Goddess Lakshmi

worship on saturday in peepal tree
 
It is considered that goddess LakshmiLakshmiLakshmi
Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth...
settles down under the tree on each Saturday. Accordingly, women worship to this tree and wish to be granted with a son. They also tie a red thread or a red cloth on its offshoot hoping to have their wishes.
 

Lord Hanuman

If we keep faith on ancient stories, it is often concurred that Lord HanumanHanumanHanuman
SRI HANUMAN is worshipped everywhere in India, alone...
used to sit upon this tree and witnessed the hardships faced by the wife of Lord RamaRamaRama
 As of late, in the year 2007, the idea of whether Rama...
. Also, the Peepal tree used to provide shelter to Mata SitaSitaSita
Sita is the most benevolent Goddess, who is known...
and that’s why the tree is considered to have a special place in Lord Hanuman’s heart.
 

Brahma Purana

Lord<a href='http://www.charanamrit.com/gods/vishnu_3' class='tooltip'>  Vishnu<span><img class='callout' style='float:right;' src='/HandlerCrop.ashx?p=24-11-14-12-05-30.jpg&imgpath=~//gods/god-images/&height=99&width=99' alt='Vishnu' /><strong>Vishnu</strong><br />Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,..</span></a> hidden in the peepal tree
 
According to Brahma Purana, Lord Vishnu is considered in hidden in the Peepal tree because the demons had defeated all the Gods. In further states that Lord Vishnu was born under a Peepal tree, that's why it is a symbol of Lord Vishnu. Due to such imperative Indian mythological stories, Peepal trees are considered as a God-like figure.
 
There is a scientific reason behind each mythological belief. Team Charanamrit is here to explain everything about “Hinduism” or “Sanatan Dharma”. So keep in touch yourself with Charanamrit.
 

 

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