Ficus sacred, or religious (Ficus religiosa). It is also called the Bodhi Tree or simply Bo, and Pipal. The tree is native to India, its natural range extends from the foothills of the Himalayas to the East, South-West of China, Northern Thailand and Vietnam. Followers of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism worship and worship this tree.
According to legend, thousands of years ago, a Prince from Northern India Siddhartha Gautama sat under a Fig tree and meditated. When Siddhartha fully understood the meaning of life, he attained the highest and perfect enlightenment of Bodhi and became the Supreme or Awakened Buddha. According to legend, in the shade of the Bo tree was born not only Buddha, but Vishnu. In Buddhism, this tree is a symbol of good luck and prosperity.