Showing posts with label Bilva. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bilva. Show all posts

Hinduism - What Is The Significance Of The Bilva Tree?






Bilva is the tree of the wood-apple (Aegle marmelos). 



Although this tree is renowned for its wonderful fruit, it is its leaves that have the most religious significance. 



  • These are utilized in Shiva worship and are typically put on the god's image or linga as a sacrifice (pillar-shaped symbol). 
  • These leaves are said to be more valuable to him than any other gift. 
  • This tree is also known as the bel in daily English.




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