Often referred to as the most unique of President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's creations, the Spiritual Garden of Rashtrapati Bhavan is indeed a unique concept. Here plants and trees associated with various religions practiced in India are nurtured together. The idea behind this garden was to spread the message of harmonious coexistence despite religious and cultural differences and to show tolerance towards one another.
Entering the Spiritual Garden, one is greeted by the Rudraksh tree planted by Dr. Devi Singh Shekhawat on October 25, 2007. The Spiritual Garden has around 40 different plants and trees of importance like Khair, Bamboo, Sandalwood, Heena, Sita Ashoka, Butter Tree, Temple Tree, Kadamb Tree, Paras Peepal, Fig, Date palms, Krishna Burgad, Jasmine,Reetha and Shami amongst others. A pond was added to the Spiritual Garden on February 13, 2015. This water body, specially created, has varieties of Lotus and Water Lilies.