Tree worship
Tree worship (dendrolatry) refers to the tendency of many societies throughout history to worship or otherwise mythologize trees. Trees have played an important role in many of the world's mythologies...
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12 Things to know about the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree
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15+ Cats Helping Decorate Christmas Trees
Cats love to attack anything that’s shiny, so during Christmas, the target is pretty obvious. The funny thing is that cats are one of the few creatures on this planet that can completely destroy your ...
Remarkable Christmas trees around the world
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Christmas tree
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir associated with the celebration of Christmas.The custom of the Christmas tree developed in early modern ...
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Four Species
The four species (Hebrew: ארבעת המינים‎ arba'at ha-minim, also called arba'a minim) are four plants mentioned in the Torah (Leviticus 23:40) as being relevant to Sukkot. Karaite Jews build their...
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Zapis
A zapis (Cyrillic: запис, [zǎːpis], literally "inscription") is a tree in Serbia that is sacred for the village within whose bounds it is situated. A cross is inscribed into the bark of each zapis. Mo...
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Yemenite citron
The Yemenite citron (Hebrew: אֶתּרוֹג תֵּימָנִי‎, etrog teimani) is a distinct variety of citron, usually containing no juice vesicles in its fruit's segments. The bearing tree and the mature fr...
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Bhajana Kutir
Bhajan Kutir a name of a religious place or residence of mainly Gaudiya ascetic, meditation hut. Usually a substandard small residence in Vrindavana.
Oak of Mamre
The Oak of Mamre (also called the Oak of Sibta), at Hirbet es-Sibte, two kilometres (1.2 miles) southwest of Mamre near Hebron, Palestinian Territories. also called The Oak of Abraham is an ancient tr...
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Kiidk'yaas
Kiidk'yaas, also known as the Golden Spruce, was a Sitka Spruce tree, Picea sitchensis 'Aurea', that grew on the banks of the Yakoun River in Haida Gwaii archipelago, British Columbia. It had a rare g...
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Wish Tree
A wish tree is an individual tree, usually distinguished by species, position or appearance, which is used as an object of wishes and offerings. Such trees are identified as possessing a special relig...
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Christmas ornament
Christmas ornaments are decorations (usually made of glass, metal, wood, or ceramics) that are used to festoon a Christmas tree. Ornaments take many different forms, from a simple round ball to highly...
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Witch Tree
The Witch Tree as it is commonly known, also called Manidoo-giizhikens, or Little Cedar Spirit Tree by the Ojibwa Indian tribe is an ancient Thuja occidentalis growing on the shore of Lake Superior in...
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Vrindavan
Vrindavan ( pronunciation ) is a town in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the site of a forested region, where, according to the Mahabharata, Krishna spent his childhood d...
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Árbol del Tule
El Árbol del Tule (Spanish for The Tree of Tule) is a tree located in the church grounds in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, approximately 9 km (6 mi) ...
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Kalutara Vihara
The Kalutara Vihara is a dagoba (buddhist shrine) located south of the Kalutara Bridge. It is the world's only hollow Buddhist shrine and its interior contains 74 murals, each depicting a different as...
Gerichtslinde
In the Holy Roman Empire, a Gerichtslinde (German for "court linden, doom linden"; plural -linden) was a linden tree where assemblies and judicial courts were held. Rooted in Germanic tribal law, the ...
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Chichilaki
The Chichilaki (Georgian: ჩიჩილაკი) is an ancient Georgian traditional Christmas tree made from dried up hazelnut or walnut branches that are shaved to form a small coniferous tree. These pale-col...
Forbidden fruit
Forbidden fruit is a phrase that originates from Genesis concerning Adam and Eve in Genesis 2:16–17. In the narrative, the fruit of good and evil was eaten by Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. As a ...
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Ziziphus spina-christi
Ziziphus spina-christi, the Christ's Thorn Jujube, is an evergreen tree native to northern and tropical Africa and southern and Western Asia. It grows in Israel in valleys up to an elevation of 500m. ...
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Cypress of Keshmar
The Cypress of Keshmar is a mythical cypress tree of legendary beauty and gargantuan dimensions. Although the story of its genesis seems of pure mythical origin, the fact of its existence and the inci...
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Banyan
A Banyan (also Banian) is a fig that starts its life as an epiphyte (a plant growing on another plant) when its seeds germinate in the cracks and crevices on a host tree (or on structures like buildin...
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Pow-Wow Oak Tree
The Pow-Wow Oak is an historic tree located in the Belvidere neighborhood of Lowell, Massachusetts. This 300-year-old tree is believed to have served as a gathering place for pow wows held by the Nati...
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Olea oleaster
Olea oleaster, the wild-olive, has been considered by various botanists a valid species and a subspecies of the cultivated olive tree, Olea europea, which is a tree of multiple origins that was domest...
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Barnstokkr
In Norse mythology, Barnstokkr (Old Norse, literally "child-trunk") is a tree that stands in the center of King Völsung's hall. Barnstokkr is attested in chapters 2 and 3 of the Völsunga saga, written...
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Irminsul
An Irminsul (Old Saxon, probably "great/mighty pillar" or "arising pillar") was a kind of pillar which is attested as playing an important role in the Germanic paganism of the Saxon people. The oldest...
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