Delhi FRRO Smashup Tree

It seems fitting that there would be a broken car, moving nowhere, near the dreaded Foreigners Registration Office

JNU Holi Amaltas

During the colorful revelrie of the Hindu holiday of Holi, my friends and I at Jawarhalal Nehru University encountered this Amaltas tree offering scant shade.

Hauz Khas Corner Peepal

A large religiosa fig is the largest tree to be found in the gardens at Hauz Khas Madrasa in South Delhi.

Chandni Chowk Garden Peepal

A large peepal tree graces a garden near Chandni Chowk, the central historical shopping street of Mughal Old Delhi

Tughuk Ailanthus

In the ruins of the eight-hundred-year-old Tughluk military fort, this Ailanthus tree thrives amidst the crumbling rocks and ruins

Mathura Rail Station Pipal

A big religiosa fig is just one of the amenities provided at the Mathura rail station on the Yamuna River downstream of Delhi

Rishi Banyan

A small sacred peepal tree for the rishi holy men to relax under near the holy Yamuna River

Banshi Bat

Banshi means flute, and under this banyan tree a young Krishna played his music

Monkey Spectacle Snatch Tree

At this peepal spilling over the pathway along the Yamuna Ghats in Vrindavan– be careful! The monkeys love to snatch spectacles, probably because it causes maximum entertaining distress in the humans