Adi Shankara’s Ancient Mulberry

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Bodhi Leaf Adi Shankara’s Ancient Mulberry

The Hindu reformer Adi Shankara meditated beneath this spectacularly large mulberry tree, in the steep valley of Joshimath beneath the soaring Himalayan peaks.


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Taxon Botany:

    • Common name: Himalayan Mulberry: This tree of the mountain forests has delicious fruit and can reach more than a thousand years of age
    • Botanical species: Morus serrata
    • Botanical family : Moraceae [Mulberry or fig]

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  • Latitude: 30.55546684 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 79.55959636 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 1907.1 metres above sea level

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