Articles About Mango
- Mango: King of Fruit
Author Carol DiPirroMangoes, known as the ‘king of fruit’, originated in East India, Burma and the Andaman Islands bordering the Bay of Bengal. Around the 5th century B.C., Buddhist monks are believed to have introduced the mango to Malaysia and eastern Asia - legend has it that Buddha found tranquility and repose in a mango grove. The Mango tree plays a sacred role in India; it is a symbol of love and some believe that the Mango tree can grant wishes.