What is Nakshtra Udyan? The Astral Garden

Landscape Designing
// December 2, 2016
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The concept of Astral Garden or Nakshatra Udyan is well known and it is practiced in various public gardens and nature parks of India. It is a perfect combination of Astrology, Ayurveda, Botany & Landscaping.

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Nakshatra trees

According to Indian Mythology, each and every individual has some astral tree of their own. The astral tree is decided by the constellation in which moon remains at the time of birth of the child.

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There are 27 Nakshatras (Constellations), and each has a tree of its own. It is believed that when such astral trees are developed, in its vicinity, we get a positive atmosphere, spiritual solace, medication, rejuvenation, tranquility, mental peace & relaxation for that person; as has also been indicated by late Dr. Sharadini Dahanukar in her book, ‘Nakshatra Van.’

 

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The theme of Astral garden is strongly cultivated to Indian culture. Most of these trees are medicinally important. We can conserve and save trees by applying this theme. Most of the trees selected in Nakshatra Udyan are more oxygen releasing species as compared to natural vegetation.

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There are many notable Nakshatra Udyans developed various parts of India. Eg. Silvassa, Ranchi, Pune & Mumbai. Visit one of these and witness for yourself the significance of trees with human life!

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