In the heart of the bustling cities of today, where concrete jungles have obscured the beauty of nature, there is a day that celebrates just how close we are, and always will be to nature and Mother Earth.
Bamboo Day, is celebrated on 18 September, raising awareness about the fastest growing land plant in the world. Most of us have seen the panda bear hanging merrily on the Bamboo plant, lazing around. But do you also know, that India is the second largest cultivator of the Bamboo plant? It is an evergreen plant that belongs to the grass family and is a hardy, woody plant.
The Bamboo plant is a fascinating plant that has its history rooted in many cultures and traditions of the world. The bamboo forest symbolizes tranquility, peace, and resilience. It is almost a wonder to think that grass such as the Bamboo plant can be transformed into a myriad of products, from construction materials to textiles, from musical instruments to kitchen essentials.
BAMBOO - A PLANT FOR PROSPERITY
The Bamboo plant is of high importance in Feng shui. It is considered to be a symbol of strength, flexibility, and growth and represents a positive flow of energy. This is one of the reasons why, the Lucky Bamboo plant is often kept on work desks to attract success in professional pursuits. The hollow structure of the Bamboo is believed to channel and amplify energy.
Similarly, In Vastu Shastra, the Bamboo plants have been associated with stability and growth. Placing the Bamboo plant in specific areas of the house is said to enhance the flow of positive energy; called prana and, also balance the environment, by fostering harmony and good luck.
Apart from this, Bamboo plants are excellent home decor plant choices as well. Just place a Chinese Lucky Bamboo on your desk and see how the aesthetic vibe of the whole space is transformed. Not just work desks, you can also place them near your bedside, who doesn’t like to be surrounded by a bit of greenery and maybe lots of it!!
Plus, they are low-maintenance too, and amazing air-purifiers.
So, what are you waiting for? Let us celebrate one of the most humble gifts to humanity, and appreciate the role that this beautiful plant plays in our lives.
Plant your Bamboo today!!