The things of Indian culture are beyond religion, but there is a perception in which these things are divided into Hindu-Muslim. One such perception is associated with the Tulsi plant. There are many people among us who have this question in their mind that there is a Tulsi plant in the courtyard of Hindu families. Only Hindu families worship him. So doesn’t this plant grow even in the courtyard of Muslim families of the country. We tried a lot to find the answer to this question. All kinds of claims have been made regarding this. But, first of all we should understand one thing that the culture and food habits of the people living in India are the same.
It should not be linked to religion. This is the reason why the customs of people of different religions living in India are found to a great extent. The Muslim people of India definitely believe in Islam, but there are many such things in them which are different from the Sheikh people of Arabia. People living in India follow their Islam according to India.
Basil is a beneficial plant
Basil is a very beneficial plant. The juice of its leaves is used during various diseases like cold and fever. Tulsi leaves are put in tea. The leaves and seeds of this plant are widely used in Ayurvedic treatment. In such a situation, it should be seen from this perspective. During the Corona period, people consumed a lot of decoction made from the leaves of this plant.
A website ScienceAlert.net has published a long article about what Quran says about Tulsi plant . The title of this article is- Plants mentioned in the Quran. Tulsi plant has been mentioned in this article. This article claims that Tulsi is mentioned in Quran Sharif as a fragrant plant with green leaves. It also mentions many other plants and trees. Muslim Rashtriya Manch, an organization working under Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, claims that Tulsi has been called Rayhaan in Quran Sharif. Looking at the medicinal properties present in it, it has been called the tree of heaven. The organization claims that it is just a myth that only Hindu families worship this plant. This organization is engaged in promoting this plant in Muslim families.
Tulsi in Muslim families
As we have already said that there are many things which are related to the culture. It should not be tied within the purview of any religion. Basil plant is also something like this. It should not be tied in the realm of religion. It is a matter of Indian culture. People living here have been using the medicinal properties of this plant for centuries. This also applies to Muslim families. They also live according to Indian culture. They also eat bread and rice like other Indians. Muslim families of South India eat according to the culture there. People of Northeast live according to their culture. In such a situation, the same thing is applicable with the Tulsi plant.
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