Lotus

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The lotus flower represents one symbol of fortune in Buddhism. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower’s first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment.

The second meaning, which is related to the first is purification. It resembles the purifying of the spirit which is born into murkiness.

The third meaning refers to faithfulness. Those who are working to rise above the muddy waters will need to be faithful followers.

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25 thoughts on “Lotus

  1. litebeing says:

    Lovely! I like the new 3 image format.

  2. Milagros says:

    Reblogged this on miracles… happen.

  3. Renard Moreau says:

    [ Smiles ] Thank you for sharing this, Sindy.

  4. Aquileana says:

    Truly beautiful Sin!… By the way… I nominated you for a Drum Beat Award Please check it out here: https://aquileana.wordpress.com/2015/01/02/%E2%96%BAgreek-mythology-the-sirens-muses-of-the-lower-world/ Best wishes for 2015, Aquileana 😀

  5. I love the pictures, Sindy, especially the second one. The colours are beautiful and serene. I also love the symbolism of the lotus – a great way to start 2015!

  6. Thank you for sharing Sindy… and such a Wonderful link… Enjoy your weekend.. Love and Blessings
    Sue

    Oh and I am so so pleased Aquileana has passed on the award.. I had to start the ball rolling with those who had given me awards in 2014.. As there are so many I know if I chose could be disappointed.. So I am Thrilled she passed it along to you.. I couldn’t be Happier.. 🙂
    Hugs xxx Sue

  7. Earth Angel says:

    Love love love this post, as rising out of murky water resonates so with my path, Seeing your light my friend. How is the college world these days? Thinking of you as we link in the light Heart to heart Robyn

    • Fall semester was busy, busy, I made A’s in all three English classes and a C in Math. I start back to school on the 19th and have a harder still Algebra that will take a lot of study and effort, so please keep me in your prayers.that I have the determination and tenacity to succeed. ❤

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