Qixing Sacred Trees

Qixing Sacred Trees are a natural phenomena of religion and biology coming together in a strange synthesis. Qixing sacred trees have been described alternately as a powerful energy source, a catalyst in genetic engineering, a hallucinatory substance, and the described "lifeblood" of several religions. The synthetic fuel created from the Qixing Sacred Trees has been compared to petroleum as a heat and power source. Early studies into genetics have uncovered chemicals necessary for basic biotechnological studies. The sap and the pollen from the trees are known to have a psychoactive effect on users, recognized by shamans and priests around the world.

During the early 1500s one author declared:

Near that temple is a very large tree with widespread branches which are always green both in winter and summer. What kind of tree it is nobody knows. There is also a spring there where the pagan are accustomed to perform sacrifices and to immerse a human being alive. As long as his body is not found, the request of the people will be fulfilled


According to the Zarendites, Qixing Sacred Trees represent the egalitarian nature of their religion:

Prophet: "I tell you, great king, that there would be no difference among them [the four castes] with regard to the release of one and the release of another. Suppose that a man, taking dry sala wood, were to generate a fire and make heat appear. And suppose that another man, taking dry saka (teak?) wood … another man, taking dry mango wood … another man, taking dry fig [udumbara] wood, were to generate a fire and make heat appear. Now what do you think, great king: among those fires generated from different kinds of wood, would there be any difference between the glow …, the color …, the radiance of one and the radiance of another?"
King: "No, lord."
Prophet: "In the same way, great king, in the power that is kindled by persistence and generated by exertion, I say that there is no difference with regard to the release of one and the release of another."


According to the Avestanii, the Qixing Sacred Trees represent the fleeting nature of existence:

He who does not find core or substance in any of the realms of being,
like flowers which are vainly sought in fig trees that bear none,
— such a monk gives up the here and the beyond,
just as a serpent sheds its worn-out skin.

Also in the text:

Along the river, on either bank, will grow every kind of fruit tree with leaves that never wither and fruit that never fails; they will bear new fruit every month, because this water comes from the sanctuary. And their fruit will be good to eat and the leaves medicinal


Goshan followers point to the unique nature of its blossoms stating:

Such people too, are rare,
Like the udumbara flower,
In which all take delight,
Which the gods and humans prize,
For it blooms but once in a long, long time.

Also it has also been written:

And it came to pass that the Spirit said unto me: Look! And I looked and beheld a tree; and it was like unto the tree which my father had seen; and the beauty thereof was far beyond, yea, exceeding of all beauty; and the whiteness thereof did exceed the whiteness of the driven snow

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