The lotus blossom is one of Buddhism’s Eight Auspicious Symbols, and it represents three key characteristics related to its capacity to rise from muddy water: Enlightenment: achieving a level of beauty, grace, and perfection after emerging from a state of murky darkness.Purification is the process of cleansing a human spirit that was born into darkness … Read more


“One who performs his task without attachment, giving the results to the Supreme Lord, is unaffected by sinful behavior, as the lotus is unaffected by water,” the Bhagavad Gita says. The white lotus flower represents beauty, spirituality, prosperity, and fertility in Hinduism. The Bhagavad Gita advises individuals to live like a lotus: to work without … Read more

Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Egyptian civilization revolved upon the lotus flower. Blue and white were the most common color combinations. The former was more prominent, as evidenced by the fact that it can be seen in many hieroglyphics. The lotus flower was largely a symbol of death and rebirth for the Egyptians. The flower’s ability to withdraw under … Read more