Fertility of the Soil

Indians knew of the soil fertility from ancient times. May it be the 4th century BC Amarkosha or the 10th century AD Vriksh-Ayurveda or the timeless Rig-Veda itself. One of the most beautiful verse of the Rig Veda says, ‘Heaven is my father, and the great earth is my mother.’ The Sanskrit Text Amarkosha  explains twelve varieties of soil that […]