Chandrabhooshan Tewari

Chandrabhushan tewari

Dressed in khadi kurta pyjama, and a canvas bag over his shoulders, Acharya Chandra Bhushan Tiwari is following his life’s mission of nurturing plants and children, the future of the earth.

28 September, 2014 | Views: 3938

Maulshree tree at La Martiniere Girls’ College, Lucknow

fruit of Maulshree tree, La Martiniere Girls' College, Lucknow

There is a Maulshree tree at the main gate of La Martiniere Girls’ College Lucknow. Madan Chand, the gatekeeper came to know about the benefit of Maulshree fruit for bone health from an elderly visitor to the school, a long time ago.

28 September, 2014 | Views: 20360

Tej Patta tree, Bangalore

bay leaf bangalore india

Tej Patta is used in most North Indian curries and rice preparations like Pulao, Rajma, Vadi-Aloo, Dal-makhani and Chole.

15 October, 2014 | Views: 19896

Cleaning your mouth, the Ayurvedic way

 leaves and twigs for oral hygiene, Ayurveda

During the flowering season in March-April, Neem flowers and new leaves are eaten to preempt illness. This takes care of mouth ulcers as well. Neem is also considered an embodiment of Goddess Kali, Shitala Mata and Lakshmi, the destroyer of disease.

19 July, 2010 | Views: 10955

Jamun trees in the Indian subcontinent

Jamun trees in the Indian subcontinent

Indians get Jamun as a summer treat. Rs. 5 or 10 for a cone full of Jamun, spiced with salt, is great! Phalsa is another special fruit that shares the season with Jamun. Also mangoes! It is said, one may eat a tummy full of mangoes and easily

09 October, 2009 | Views: 12865

Pink and white Kachnar, Bauhinia trees

Pink kachnar flower

I was first fascinated by these flowers at Bithoor, Kanpur. It was offered at Brahm Khoonti shrine. This was the first kachnar bloom that I saw at close quarters, fragrant, and butterfly like…

08 October, 2009 | Views: 42375



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