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INDIA / QUIRKY: Unique park with plants linked to zodiac signs

A unique park with plants associated with different zodiac signs has come up in India's central Bhopal, which is attracting believers in astrology, who come to worship the plants associated with their respective Zodiac signs. The garden has plants linked to twelve Zodiac signs as per Hindu astrology and also plants linked with 27 constellations. The purpose of the unique park with plants related to the planets is aimed to spread awareness about Hindu astrology to the general masses. "Various thi...

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ASTROLOGICAL PARK BHOPAL, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA (APRIL 22, 2008) (ANI-ACCESS ALL) VARIOUS COLOURED EARTHEN POTS POTS BEARING PLANT'S NAME AND THE ZODIAC A POT READING "MANGAL" A HINDU ZODIAC SIGN FOR MARS A COLOURED POT READING ANOTHER HINDU ZODIAC "CHANDRA" (MOON) A POT READING HINDU ZODIAC "KARK" (CANCER) A TILT UP OF PLANT FROM POT WOMEN PLANTING TREES IN POTS A WOMAN WATERING AN 'ASHWAGANDHA' PLANT (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) H.N GAUTAM, ZONAL OFFICER, FOREST DEPARTMENT, AND COORDINATOR, ASTROLOGICAL PARK, SAYING: "Various things are mentioned in our philosophy. People worship 'pipal' (banyan tree also called fig tree). When somebody faces problems in getting their children married, they worship banyan tree. But the problem is that they are not aware of the science or logic behind it. They just blindly follow it. So to make them aware of that logic and give them the required knowledge, the park has been planted with such trees. Specific plants suiting to various zodiac signs have bee...

ASTROLOGICAL PARK BHOPAL, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA (APRIL 22, 2008) (ANI-ACCESS ALL) VARIOUS COLOURED EARTHEN POTS POTS BEARING PLANT'S NAME AND THE ZODIAC A POT READING "MANGAL" A HINDU ZODIAC SIGN FOR MARS A COLOURED POT READING ANOTHER HINDU ZODIAC "CHANDRA" (MOON) A POT READING HINDU ZODIAC "KARK" (CANCER) A TILT UP OF PLANT FROM POT WOMEN PLANTING TREES IN POTS A WOMAN WATERING AN 'ASHWAGANDHA' PLANT (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) H.N GAUTAM, ZONAL OFFICER, FOREST DEPARTMENT, AND COORDINATOR, ASTROLOGICAL PARK, SAYING: "Various things are mentioned in our philosophy. People worship 'pipal' (banyan tree also called fig tree). When somebody faces problems in getting their children married, they worship banyan tree. But the problem is that they are not aware of the science or logic behind it. They just blindly follow it. So to make them aware of that logic and give them the required knowledge, the park has been planted with such trees. Specific plants suiting to various zodiac signs have been planted here." PEOPLE WORSHIPPING "SHAMI PLANT" FLOWERS AND INCENSE STICKS IN THE POT (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) PRAMOD PUROHIT, A PRIEST, SAYING: "Such types of plants should be planted more. They should be worshipped more because whenever we worship any tree, it blesses us. Similarly if some planet is casting evil effect on you, then worshipping the tree related to that planet will certainly solve all your problems." A PLANT POT READING HINDU ZODIAC "MAKAR" SYNONYMOUS TO CAPRICORN IN ENGLISH HOROSCOPE A POT READING HINDU ZODIAC 'KUMBH' (AQUARIUS) A POT READING HINDU ZODIAC 'MEEN' (PISCES) POT READING HINDU ZODIAC 'TULA' (LIBRA) A PLANT A PLANT READING HINDU ZODIAC "KANYA" (VIRGO) POTS OF VARIOUS ZODIACS

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