Buddhism, Travel

Lotus or Water Lily at Biltmore

In Buddhism, the lotus is one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols and one of the most poignant representations of Buddhist teaching. The roots of a lotus are in the mud, the stem grows up through the water, and the heavily scented flower lies pristinely above the water, basking in the sunlight. This pattern of growth… Continue reading Lotus or Water Lily at Biltmore