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Jan
13

Myths and religious Importance of Pine Chir, Cheed -

Myths and religious Importance of Pine Chir, Cheed – Plant Myths, Religious Importance, and Traditions in Uttarakhand (Himalaya) – By: Bhishma Kukreti, M.Sc. (Botany) (Mythology Research Scholar) Botanical name – Pinus roxburghii Local name –Kunlai, कुंळाइ, कुंळै Hindi Name –Chir, Cheed Economic benefits – People use pine for wood for furniture, Fuel wood, edible seeds, …

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Jan
12

Ban Haldi, Spiked Ginger in Myths and Traditions of Uttarakhand -

Ban Haldi, Spiked Ginger in Myths and Traditions of Uttarakhand – Plant Myths, Religious Importance, and Traditions in Uttarakhand (Himalaya) – 11 By: Bhishma Kukreti, M.Sc. (Botany) (Mythology Research Scholar) Botanical name –Hedychium spicatum Local name – Bagwald, Ban haldi , Hindi Name – Kapoor Kachri Sanskrit Name – Sati Economic benefits – Various medicinal …

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Jan
05

Uses of Khinna, Tiger’s milk Spruce (Sapium insigne) in Bandhan Rituals

Uses of Khinna, Tiger’s milk Spruce (Sapium insigne) in Bandhan Rituals – Plant Myths and Traditions in Uttarakhand (Himalaya) – By: Bhishma Kukreti, M.Sc. (Botany) (Mythology Research Scholar) Botanical names – Falconeria insignis, Sapium insigne Garhwali name — Khinna, खिन्न Hindi name – Khinna, Khirun Sanskrit name –Makulakah Khinna or Sapium insigne is 10-12 feet …

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