Reflection by Jim Brickman Lotus has always been a symbol of Buddhism to me, but there is another symbol of strength in relation that I heard when I was little, and read it here that its symbolic characteristic of the Lotus flower leads from the observation that the plant's stalk is easy to bend in… Continue reading Lotus in August at Biltmore Estate
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
The most beautiful Lotus pond that I've seen is at Wat Lao Buddhavong, but nothing compare to this one in China. Video and description by chan: This is a very big park having thousands species of lotus on display in San Shui, GuangTong, China. What a pity, it has been closed down recently.