The famous Shri Bilvashtakam (v. 6–7) mentions :
Lakshmyaascha stana utpannam Mahaadeva sadaa priyam,
Bilva vriksham prayachchhaami eka bilvam Shivaarpanam.
Darshanam bilva vrikshasya sparshanam paapanaashanam,
Aghorapaapasamhaaram eka bilvam shivarpanam.
The translation :
Born from the heart of Goddess Lakshmi, the Bilva tree is ever dear to Mahadeva. So I ask this tree to offer one Bilva leaf to Lord Shiva. Even if (one) has darshan ( view) of the Bilva tree, and touches it, surely frees one from sin. The most terrible karma is destroyed when a Bilva leaf is offered to Lord Shiva.
It is also believed that Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth, also lives in the bel tree. Those who perform the puja of Shiva and Parvati devoutly, using the leaves, will be endowed with spiritual powers.
In Sri Maha Lakshmi Ashtothara Sathanama Stothram we find Goddess Lakshmi described as Bilva Nilaya the one who lives under the Bilva Tree.
“Bhaskarim bilvanilayam vararoham yesesvinim
vasuntharam mutharangham harinim hemamalinim “
Bilva itself means which kills all the diseases. As per Ayurveda all the diseases are related with the disturbed digestive system somewhere and Bilva corrects the digestive system in all aspects so it makes senses to call this plant as Bilva. Bilva is also useful in management of hemorrhoids and fluid retention in the body. It also increases the strength of the body.
Vanakam and many blessings to all,
I hope you are having a great start to your new year of 2013 and to help it be a blessed and bountiful year I'd like to offer you a big discount on Vilvam plants. After the planting of a Vilvam tree at the Sree Veera Hanuman Temple in Brickfields Kuala Lumpur, I wanted to offer the chance for all who wanted one for this year to get it with a good discount! Normally I have priced the Vilvam at RM 90 but on this day only and only for those who reply to this mail or signup on our website it is RM 70.00. I'll be at the temple all day Friday with plants for you to collect and for those who wish to order that day the price will be RM 75.00.
I hope all who are thinking about buying a Vilvam for your home or for a temple or a friend will take advantage of this offer.
Check out the Vilvam Tree planting at Sree Veera Hanuman Temple which was done on December 30 , 2012 at
Please take note special prayers being carried out from morning 5am and 3.30 pm with homa , special prayers at 7am and 7pm, and tying of sacred Hanuman fasting string.
at Sree Veera Hanuman Temple Brickfields Kuala Lumpur
So lets start the year with planting a sacred plant and at the same be blessed by Sree Veera Hanuman
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