How does the banyan tree stand out as different from other trees?
Felling them is a crime but he massacred them all The sheoga, the oudumber, the neem were all cut down But the huge banyan tree stood like a problem Whose roots lay deeper than all our lives My father ordered it to be removed The banyan tree was three times as tall as our house Its trunk had a circumference of fifty feetMissing: Bethel MN.
Felling of the Banyan Tree Felling of the Banyan Tree: My father told the tenants to leave Who lived on the houses surrounding our house on the hill One by one the structures were demolished Only our own house remained and the trees Trees are sacred my grandmother used to say Felling them is a crime but he massacred them all The sheoga, the oudumber, the neem were all cut down But the huge Missing: Bethel MN.
The banyan tree was three times as tall as our house. Its trunk had a circumference of fifty feet.
Its scraggy aerial roots fell to the ground. From thirty feet or more so first they cut the branches. Sawing them off for seven days and the heap was huge. Insects and birds began to leave the bushgrinding.clubted Reading Time: 5 mins. The Felling of The Banyan Tree is one of the famous poems written by Dilip Chitre who is but a Marathi writer of repute and a poet of English too as has written quite a few in English and has rendered into too apart from being a little magazine man and a translator and an bushgrinding.clubted Reading Time: 8 mins.
It is believed that Buddha renounced under the banyan tree in Bodh Gaya. There are many more such stories that this tree encompasses in its age old aerial roots that fall to the ground mysteriously. The poet is impressed by its huge figure as he says, “the great tree revealed its rings of two hundred years”. The physical description of the banyan carves an image of an enigma.
The tree’s aerial roots dangling Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. The memory of the banyan tree in his own garden rushes to him.
The poet has subtly juxtaposed a human life to that of a banyan.
And now that the tree in reality is dead for his father brought it down, the poet carries its memories in his faded dreams. The poet personifies the banyan tree by saying that this tree is the one that grows in one's dreams, i_e_, in poet's dreams.
There in the dreams, the tree Missing: Bethel MN.