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  • The peepal is a type of banyan fig tree, known in Buddhism as the bodhi tree.

    Indian Society and Thought before and at the Time of Buddha

  • They were referring to a 'peepal' tree that was "mercilessly chopped overnight" for the benefit of metro construction some time back.

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  • It uses elements from Indian iconography such as peepal leaves, peacock feathers and lotuses, embroidered with see through net, available in black, plum and cream.

    Fashion World of SL

  • There is a peepal tree still alive here that is famed to have been planted by Vidur himself.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Another Aswath Katte, This is another peepal tree nearby under which people make these idol offerings with some wish and they come every year to do a pooja here.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The book opens with Krishna lying on his death-bed beneath the peepal tree beside Trivenisangam river, where he relives his entire life-span after witnessing the destruction of the Yadava dynasty.

    Book Review: Krishna - The God who lives as Man

  • The paint had begun to blacken in patches, and she could see a little peepal begin to send out its leaves from a crack in the upper floor, near the parapet she had leaned over so many times to look out at the ruins.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • From cracks and crevices in the walls, sturdy little peepal trees had begun to send out leaf and stalk.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Poor Ash, after staying awake an entire night for a series of poojas, which generated lots of good vibes, smoke and ash, it is rumoured that she may have to marry a peepal tree in Varanasi, to overcome her Manglik status Chevvai dosham in South India before she can marry Abhishek.

    Aishwarya Rai to Marry A...TREE?

  • He was squatting down by a big peepal tree, with his sabre driven into the trunk just above the ground, and his finger on the foible of the blade.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

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