STUDY OF SACRED GROVES AND SACRED PLANTS OF KEDAR FOREST RANGE OF KHEDA DISTRICT, GUJARAT

  • A.M. PATEL 1AND K. C. PATEL 2 A.M. PATEL 1AND K. C. PATEL 2 1. SHRI A. N. PATEL PRIMARY SCHOOL, UNAVA (GANDHINAGAR), GUJARAT, INDIA 2. P. G. CENTRE IN BOTANY, SMT. S. M. PANCHAL SCIENCE COLLEGE, TALOD, NORTH GUJARAT, INDIA. Corresponding author’s e-mail: ampatelbot@gmail.com

Abstract

ABSTRACT:
Nature conservation is a very ancient tradition in India. Useful animal
and plant species have much reverence in Hindu culture. Forest pockets
preserved on religious grounds are known as sacred groves. Cutting plants or
harassing animals is a taboo. These forest pockets show optimum growth of
vegetation. This paper deals with observation of three sacred groves are detailed here, viz, kedar sacred grove, Bhairavnath sacred grove and Hanumandada sacred grove belongs to Kedar forest range of Kheda district.

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How to Cite
K. C. PATEL 2, A.M. PATEL 1AND. STUDY OF SACRED GROVES AND SACRED PLANTS OF KEDAR FOREST RANGE OF KHEDA DISTRICT, GUJARAT. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 57, oct. 2014. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/175>. Date accessed: 27 june 2017.

Keywords

KEY WORDS: Sacred groves, Sacred plants.