Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts টালসি(Bengali) तुलसी(Hindi, Nepali)
Pronounced Pron. tuwl-SEE(Hindi)
Other Forms FormsThulsi, Tulasi, Thulasi, Tulsee, Tulasee
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 2/27/2008
Last Editor EditorMike C on 3/9/2020
From Sanskrit तुलसी (tulasī) meaning "holy basil (a type of plant)". The plant is considered sacred in Hinduism, and it is sometimes personified as an avatar of Lakshmi.