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Nakshatra Garden

Theme: Late Ga.Pa.Pradhan Nakshatra Garden

The classical list of 27 nakshatras ("lunar mansion") is first found in the VedangaJyotisha, a text dated to the final centuries BCE. It is said that every human being born on earth belongs to one of these 27 Nakashtra and 27 adorable trees associated with it. The presence of the complete set of 27 Nakashtra trees directly creates a healthy and sound physical, mental, psychological and spiritual beings, which is the ultimate and absolute bliss to oneself and to the earth too! ​

Late G.P. Pradhan Nakshatra Garden was inaugurated on 31st December 2016. The garden encompasses an area of 5,500 sq. mt.

Location: Bhosale Garden in Magarpatta (Hadapsar)
Timing: 6:00 AM – 10 AM and 4 PM to 8:00 PM

Attractions of the Park

Trees at the have been planted as per 27 nakshatras mentioned in ancient Ayurveda texts. The list of trees is as follows:
 

S.No

Birth Star

Common name (Botanical name)

Photo

1.

Ashwini

Adulsa

( Adhatodavasica )

2.

Bharani

Amla(Embilicaofficionalis )

3.

Kritika

Umbar(Ficusglomerata)

4.

Rohini

Jamoon (Syzygiumcuminii)

5.

Mruga

Khair(Acacia catechu)

6.

Aadra

Laxmi taru(Simaroubaglauca)

7.

Punarvasu

Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris)

8.

Pushya

Pimpal (Ficusreligiosa)

9.

Ashlesha

Undi(Calophylluminophyllum)

10.

Magha

Wad (Ficusbenghalensis)

11.

Purva

Palas -flame of forest

(Butea monosperma)

12.

Uttara

Payar(Ficusarmottiana)

13.

Hastha

Jai (Jasminum grandiflorum)

14.

Chitra

Bel (Aegle marmelos)

15.

Swati

Arjun (Terminalia arjuna)

16.

Vishakha

Nag keshar(Mesuaferrea)

17.

Anuradha

Sitaashok(Saracaindica)

18.

Jeshta

Savar(Bombax ceiba)

19.

Moola

Dev babhul(Acacia farnesiana)

20.

Purvashada

Vet (Calamuspseudotenuis)

21.

Uttarashada

Jack Fruit (Artocarpusheterophyllus)

22.

Shravan

Rui  (Calotropisgigantea)

23.

Dhanishtha

Shami (Prosopisjuliflora)

24.

Shataraka

Kadamba (Anthocephaluscadamba)

25.

Purvabhadrapada

Mango (Mangiferaindica)

26.

Uttarabhadrapada

Neem (Azardirachtaindica)

27.

Revati

Moha (Madhucaindica)