bilva बिल्व

Definition: Is the name of the wood-apple tree (Aigle marmelos). It is mentioned in the Brāhmaṇas and in the Atharvaveda, where a reference to its valuable fruit may be intended. According to the Taittirīya Samhitā, the sacrificial post was made of Bilva wood in some cases. The śāñkhāyana Aran­yaka contains a hymn in praise of the virtues of an amulet of Bilva (irā-mani bailva).

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