Peepal is a tree that has been worshipped since the dawn of civilization and has great medicinal value apart from its religious significance. There are many ways of worshiping in the Hinduism whether it is idol worship or tree worship. During some of our fasts women worship trees like vat savitri pooja which falls on the day of vat Amavasya, on this day women worship the tree of Vat. Tusli is also worshipped by us. The Peepal tree has its own importance of worshipping. In the Hinduism the Peepal is considered to be a magical tree and has astrological connotations.
In many cases the astrologers advise people to worship the Peepal to come out from the bad effects of a planet. The tree is strongly associated with the planet Jupiter and it is the most important planet in the astrology. Presence of the Jupiter is believed to be rewarding. If you have a strong Jupiter then you will get success in your education and on professional front. For a weak Jupiter it is advised to worship Peepal to make it stronger.
The Peepal tree is believed to be the house of Lord Shiva. Worshiping the Peepal gives a reward equal to worshipping Lord Shiva. People say that good or evil souls both live on the Peepal tree. By worshipping the Peepal we can overcome our planetary problems. This magical tree can give you all the benefits only by doing few small things like if you offering jal to the Peepal in the morning.
In the Hindu culture the Peepal is believed to be a tree of the God and it is very important for all of us to worship the Peepal. If we see scientifically it is also true that trees also breath so is the Peepal. It will be more worthwhile to worship a living creature than worshipping the idols. It is also said that the Peepal tree grows itself and we should never remove it.
For the marriages it is very important to worship the Peepal if the astrologer advises. There are lots of benefits of worshipping the Peepal and we should not ignore them. If the astrologers find a difficulty in the kundli of a girl or a boy and if there are chances to remove the effects of planetary conjunction by worshipping the Peepal, they suggest to do so.
The peepal is also known to provide many other benefits. The peepal tree does not only give you shade but also saves you from heat. The Peepal tree worship is advised for all Lagna. It is advised for the natives of Jupiter to offer a mix of milk and water to the Peepal in the evening.
According to the Ayurveda, every part of the peepal tree – the leaf, bark, shoot, seeds and its fruit has several medicinal benefits, and it is being used since ancient times to cure many diseases. Peepal can be used as home remedy for the several health problems like health problem, digestion, bleeding nose and many more but we are giving few remedies.
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Dry some peeple leaves in scorching sunshine and make a powder and store. Take half a spoonful of powder and add some jaggery and suanf and eat it daily twice for digestion disorders. For the heart soaked the Peeple leaves in water overnight and next day keep that water in a bottle and drink in small quantities thrice a day to relieve from cardiac problems. If you face problem of bleeding nose, extract some Peeple leaves juice and put in your nostrils and the bleeding will stops immediately. The leaf, bark, and roots of the tree help in curing asthma, fever, and its leaves cure eye pain. According to the Ayurveda, this tree can cure over 50 disorders, including epilepsy, diarrhea and gastric troubles.
Worshipping of the Peepal also provides you a firmness in thoughts, uninterrupted flow of income, logical thinking and multiple sources of income. It also helps in timely marriage by removing obstacles in marriage and child birth etc. Before using Peepal leaves as home remedy or to get good luck, we advise you consult an expert first.
( Kanchan Rastogi )