should be avoided in the space surrounding the building
and inside the boundary wall. The roots of big trees can
damage the base of the wall compound and the building. The
roots of big trees absorb the invisible power of the sunlight
quickly. The good effect of these powerful rays is not obtained
by the building.
are trees around the building, they should not be tall or
thick leaves and not in the east or the north direction.
The auspicious sun rays are blocked by them. There is no
objection to such trees in the West and the south direction.
However, such big trees should not be only in the west or
in the south direction but in the both direction. The heavy
weight of the trees spoil the balance of the building.
of 3 to 5 feet height can be in the east and the north directions.
There should be no tree of any kind, big, small, useful
or otherwise in the northeast corner.
plants or cactus should be in the four walls of the plot
even for decorative purposes. Because, except Rose, some
medicinal plants like shatavari, all other plants are throwing
negative rays out. Because of this unnecessary tension is
created in the house. Cactus or thorny plants are endowed
with demonic and evil properties. If cactus plants are at
all to be kept, for every cactus plant two basil plants
should be there. The basil plants reduce the evil effect
of the cactus plants. But if possible, all the thorny plants
should be uprooted and thrown away without any thought.
No plant brought from a temple, bank of a river, stolen
from any place or given by a person whom you dislike, should
be planted in your plot. Saplings brought from a nursery
should be planted.
however beautiful, with flowers should be raised on the
compound wall of the building in the east or the north direction.
Creepers can be planted only in the garden. There is no
harm to have a money plant in the house. However, it should
not be planted outside the house with the support of a tree
etc. Only around a temple, Banyan tree in the east. Audumbar
(a type of banyan tree) on the south side, Pipal in the
west can be planted, observing all the rules regarding the
planting of these trees. These tree should not be planted
around our residence or the place of business.
or small, proper or improper, tree should not be planted
in front of the main entrance of the building in any direction.
No big tree
should be in close proximity of the compound wall. In the
middle square of the old building, no big tree is good.
Because there is a load in the place of Brahma and we are
not capable to follow the rules for the fast like the old
people. Therefore there should be no tree at the Bramhasthan.
There is no harm if there are trees in the west and the
south direction, outside the compound wall of our building.
Minimum shade of trees should fall on our building between
9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
of saplings and building of garden etc. is profitable during
the auspicious constellations, Anuradha, Vishakha, Revati,
Chitra, Pushya, Mriga etc.
Types Of Trees
Papaya, Mango, Pineapple, Lemon Nilgiri, Ashoka or Jamun
trees etc. should not be in the east or the north direction
of the building. Paucity of funds and children is experienced.
Only in the south of the west there is no harm in having
Ashoka, Almond, Pineapple, Nilgiri, Coconut, Neem, Lemon
Champak, Parijat, Mogra and Merigold should be planted leaving
the southeast, the southwest, the northeast corner in the
west in the northwest or the east. There should be no trees
in the north direction as far as possible.
Plants, Trees and Creepers in the periphery of the house
Goddess of fortune will flee away from the resident of a
house - even though he is leading a princely life - if the
following plants or trees grow in the periphery of such
Agaththi (coronilia grandiflora)
Nanthiyavattam (Nerium Corundum)
Murukku (Indian Coral tree)
Erukku (Catotropis gigantean)
Paruthi (Cotton shrub)
Kal-aal (Ficus Vireus)
to the essence of Veda, it is ten times a better deed to
dig up a tank than to dig up a well in a good site. It is
again ten times a better deed to beget a good son than digging
up ten tanks.
is again ten times a better deed to plant and grow a good
tree than to beget ten good sons. After constructing a house,
people grow plants, creepers and trees in the front yard
and at the back yard of the house.
reap good benefits by planting coconut, mango and other
utility trees. They also get flowers for worshipping God,
from the flowering plants they grow.
addition the appearance of the house surrounded by plants
is quite appealing to the eyes and adds beauty to the house.
By planting and growing plants, creepers and trees, the
family will be benefited. The text written by MAYA however
warns that there are certain trees that are beneficial and
certain other trees which are maleficial to the welfare
of the family.
a garden or growing plants, creepers and trees in the South
East or South direction of the house is prohibited. Failure
to observe this rule will lead to loss of property, fear,
quarrel and falling sick often.
a garden or growing plants, creepers and trees in the East,
West and North directions of the house will beget good children
(sons and daughters) and a pleasant life. Both the house
and its residents will not prosper, in which house trees
such as Elandhai (Ziziphus jujuha), Sevvaazhai (Red plantain),
Karu vaazhai (Black plantain) Maathulai (Pomegranate) are
grown. The wealth and welfare that are naturally reaped
by a family will be reduced if trees like Purasu, Sampanki,
Naanai and Maththi kaagu are grown in the house. There will
be loss of abundance of wealth and loss of son, if trees
like Nelli (Phyllanthus embilica) and turmeric raezome are
grown. Even if these plants grow by themselves, they must
be completely weeded out.
a banyan tree in the eastern side, a peepul tree in the
western side, an iththi tree (ficus viren) in the northern
side of a house will bring in good fortune, bounty of wealth
both monetary and grainy, an increase of the tribe and the
comforts of royal life.
a peepul tree in the eastern side, an iththi tree (Ficus
viren) in the southern side, a banyan tree in the western
side and an aththi tree (Ficus racemoso) in the northern
side is malefic to the growers, causing bereavements and
loss of property. This is also true even if the above trees
grow in the wild in the directions specified above.
tree, being equivalent to the Karpaga vrisham, (a tree of
the heaven yielding whatever is desired) is the most ideal
tree to be grown during this present iron age of miseries
(Kaliyuga). Also the mango trees and flowering plants could
be ideally grown.
plants, creepers and all other small plants enhance the
power to the motions of the five elements of Earth, air,
fire, water, and ether, which in turn influence the human
beings to reap the benefits of longevity of life and good
in the foreign countries people grow plants of some kind
or other in their gardens or indoors with the strong belief
that it will drive away the poverty. Further, based on this
same belief they have started growing plants in important
locations, thus strengthening their belief.
book of Vedas (the holy book of the Hindus) makes it known
for the one who let grows a sacred Vilva tree (Crataeva
religiose), all the sins he had committed in his previous
births will be completely annihilated, all his descendants
for the succeeding twenty one generations will reap the
benefit of a life without poverty, beget children, get wealth
with gems and jewels, get peace of mind without any enemies
and be blessed with the benefit of living in the holy land
of the Hindus (Punniya Bhoomi). Similarly for the one who
grows and worship a sacred Tulsi (Holy Basil) plant (Ocymum
Sanctum) the sins he had comitted in all his former births
will totally be annihilated and he will earn the merits
of having lived in the heaven for thousand years for having
worshipped the holy basil for one day and all his descendants
for the succeeding 21 generations will be blessed with the
comforts of a royal life having got in their possession
the two species of gold one in the form of chank (conch)
and the other in the form of a lotus of the heaven (Sanga
nidhi and Paduma nidhi), regarded as possessing life and
yielding whatever is desired.