Month: August 2015

Timeless Thulasi

The Thulasi plant has always been a quintessential part of life in south India. Traditionally, it always was there right in front of residences and had a reserved spot with its own unique architecture – called the ‘Thulasi Thara’. It was there to greet everyone on their way into or out of the house. This aromatic herb is a beautiful one too; the bluish stems contrasting with its unusual shade of green makes it stand apart! Thulasi has a very significant place amongst many religious practices and in some parts of the world, it is known as Holy Basil.

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