Mask of Vaikuntha Vishnu, late 5th century. Learn more about 5th century masks
Also known as the kalpataru or kalpadruma, it is a sacred, wish-granting tree that is a recurring image in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. In different parts of India, different varieties of trees — such as banyan trees, coconut trees, Indian butter trees etc. — are referred to as kalpataru for their numerous uses.