Sidi Saiyed Living Tree of Life

Besides the famous stone carvings of trees at Ahmedabad’s Sidi Saiyad Mosque, there is also a large and old living tamarind tree

Haj Ali Coconuts

At the popular Muslim shrine of Haj Ali, extending out on a causeway into the waters near Mumbai, a tall coconut grows in the corner.

Shaniwar Wada Gateway

At the Shaniwar Wada Fort in Pune, a big, well decorated banyan grows over the tomb of Hazrat Sayyad Shah

Footprint of the Prophet Neem

At Qadam Sharif, a mosque is built which houses a piece of stone, brought from Arabia, upon which a footprint of Mohammed is preserved

Bijai Mandal Salvadora

This wizened old tree can be found at a small Sufi tomb at Vijay Mandal once the palace of the Tughlak kings, but now a mostly-forgotten ruin hiding away in south Delhi.

Chiragh Delhi Khirni

At the tomb of the Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Nasiruddin Mahmood ‘Chiragh Delhi’, this old khirni tree amidst the white marble and green tapestries of the mosque is said to be planted ‘by his own hands’ before his death in 1356 AD (755 after Hijra).

Sathya Sai Kalpavriksh

A young Sathya Sai Baba performed a miracle when he made this tree produce many different kinds of fruit, in his early days as a holy guru.