INDIA: On the Frangipani•Plumeria

A ccording to the Hindus, Buddhists and the Muslims, the tree is an emblem of immortality, because of its extraordinary capacity of continuing to produce flowers and leaves even after it has been uprooted. For this reason the tree is frequently planted near temples by the Hindus and the Buddhists. The Muslims plant it near the graveyards, where daily, the fresh creamy blossoms fall upon the tombs. The flowers are offered at the temples by the Hindus and Buddhists.

INDIA: On the Frangipani•Plumeria

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