Importance of Amla Tree for Ekadashi Vrata

Amla Tree

Importance of Amla Tree for Ekadashi Vrata. Amla is a very nutritious fruit and great religious significance has been attached to it. Amla fruit is very dear to Lord Vishnu and its use on the auspicious day of Ekadashi brings unmatched virtue. A person who regularly eats amla enjoys a long life. The following tale adequately […]

Importance of Amla Tree in Hinduism

The Amla tree (botanical name: Phyllanthus emblica / Emblica officinalis), Indian gooseberry (Aamla from Sanskrit term “Amalika”) has great significance in the Hindu tradition. Amla Tree as per Vishnu Purana: According to Vishnu Purana, the amla tree is said to have germinated from the tears of Lord Vishnu himself. When Vishnu saw that the whole […]