What are sacred groves? Mention any two examples.
The sacred grooves are the trees which are considered as socially, culturally, medicinally or religiously important. The common examples of sacred grooves are Ficus Religiosa (Peepal) tree and Ficus benghalensis (Banyan) tree. Tese trees are considered as religiously important due to their huge production of oxygen and helping in maintaining the balance in the atmosphere.