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Do It Yourself - Tulasi Kota

The Tulasi plant is considered very sacred in Hindu tradition.  Tulasi  means the incomparable one. There are many mythological stories in Indian mythology explaining the reason for worshipping the Tulasi plant . Apart from the religious significance, the Tulasi plant has great medicinal qualities which can cure many ailments. Hence, in Hindu tradition, it is encouraged for every home to have a Tulasi plant. This plant is traditionally grown in a fort-like yellow or red planter decorated with ethnic rangoli or/and symbols of worship. Tulasi Kota When I got inspired to have a Tulasi Kota at our home, I initially researched to see where we can get one. In the US, I did not find one that I liked and the ones that I felt were a good compromise were too expensive. That is when I started thinking about doing the planter myself. The first challenge was to find a planter in the appropriate size and shape. After spending a few hours online, I found the one I liked at Lowes. The 14-inch x 14-inc

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