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Fig

In Botany, trees bear fruits such as the fig. Culturally the fig has great symbolic significance. In India it is linked with two of the mansions of the moon (Nakshatras):

11 P. Phalguni Earlier fig tree; Bhaga (Sun of bliss), Right hand
12 U. Phalguni Later fig tree; Aryaman (Sun as beloved, helper), L. hand
http://www.shrifreedom.com/nakshatras.htm

The Ficus Bengalensis or banyan tree is associated with the Bodhi Tree of the Buddha:



In the Hebrew tradition the Fig-tree and fruit (ThANH) are linked with the Sephiroth.
http://www.hermetic.com/crowley/libers/Liber500.pdf#search=%22fig%20tree%20sephiroth%22
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