In mars dasa, sun bhukti is the eigth sub period. During this period according to virutcha shastra one has to plant thaalai panai maram to avoid the bad effects of mars if it is placed in unfavourable houses in one's astrological chart. It is called தாளை பனை மரம் in tamil.The plant should be planted in public places, temples or in garden
Before a day of plantation, little bit of wheat should be immersed in water. The plant should be planted in morning during the first sunday of mars dasa sun bhukti period . After plantation wheat water should be served to the plant. The wheat should be given to cow.