Is Bodhi Tree and Peepal tree same?
Hereof, is Banyan Tree and Peepal tree same?
Both Indian banyan trees and the peepal trees are very similar species, in fact different varieties with in the fig trees, with much similarity in appearance and other features. The major noticeable difference being in the appearance of leaves.
Likewise, can Peepal tree be planted at home? UNAUSPICIOUS TREES / PLANTS FOR HOME. A 'Peepal Tree ' should never be planted in the house – the 'Shastras' advise that even the shadow of the Peepal tree should not fall on any house – and if it does ,it is advisable to leave / vacate that house .
Secondly, what do we call Peepal tree in English?
Peepal tree or commonly referred as pipal is called Ficus religiosa or sacred fig in English.
Which tree is Bodhi?
The Bodhi tree at the Mahabodhi Temple is called the Sri Maha Bodhi. Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment (bodhi) while meditating underneath a Ficus religiosa. According to Buddhist texts, the Buddha meditated without moving from his seat for seven weeks (49 days) under this tree.