Author:Shakti M. Gupta


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By: Shakti M. Gupta

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019765

ISBN: 8170392039

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 167 with 54 b/w plates. View more info

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Plant Myths and Traditions in India (Revised and Enlarged Edition)

By: Shakti M. Gupta; Foreword By Late Dr C. Sivaramamurti

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: Fourth Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 016523

ISBN: 8121510074

Condition: New

Trees and plants play an important part in the myths and customs of India. Many are considered holy, often for reasons that are lost in the mists of antiquity - they are associated and identified with Gods, planets, months, etc. - certain plants are used as protection against witchcraft and the evil eye - some plants bring luck and are offered in the temples - and others play an important part in other religious rites. These traditions and myths form an important aspect of the Indian’s mental background and Dr. Gupta, has performed a most useful service in bringing together all those are kno... View more info