New Delhi: Mythology is not just about fictional stories of people and events passed on through generations.
It also caters to other living objects which were always in the world before man was created.
Here is a list of 10 trees that are associated with myths:
1. Banyan Tree
One of the most sacred trees in India, the tree is also called Kalpavriksha.
‘Kalpa' means wishes, so the Banyan tree is said to fulfill our wishes.
The bark of the tree is said to be of Lord Vishnu, Lord Brahma the roots, and Lord Shiva the branches.
The tree is said to possess super natural powers.
In Hinduism, the leaf of the Banyan tree is said to be the resting place for the god Krishna.