Jaipur’s Janntar Mantar is a solar astrological observatory, and there is a one lone cypress tree growing near the brickwork instruments
On the ghats of the often-dry holy lake at Pushkar, this giant spreading banyan has seen better days and is crumbling apart
Prominently visible by the lakeside in Udaipur, this tree is the roosting site for thousands of bats
Under the scorching suns of the western Rajasthan deserts,fragments of petrified wood help one to imagine the forests of India more than 180 million years earlier
A eight-metal sculpture representing the Wish-Fulfilling Tree has been erected in a ancient sandstone Jain temple.
Three hundred and sixty three Bishnoi people sacrificed themselves to the king’s woodcutters to successfully protect this grove of trees, and in the 400 years since their devotion have inspired generations of ardent treehuggers and nature preservationists
A Celestial Wishing Tree can be found– behind a cage- at the Dilwara Jain Temple in Mount Abu, Rajasthan’s craggy holiday town.