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Thread started 03/11/09 4:10pm

shagsgrl

The Meaning behind a Lotus Flower



The Lotus flower basically symbolizes the clarity of heart as well as the mind. In other words the Lotus flower represents strength, good luck, long life as well as honor and respect. Some scholars have even talked of the lotus flower being a universal representation of the spiritual presence in human lives.
The lotus flower basically represents holiness, good wishes, purity and positive energy.

Here are some of the lotus flower meanings in different cultures.

Indian lotus flower
According to the Indian culture the lotus flower denotes prosperity knowledge and learning, fruitfulness and illumination. According to the Hindu mythology, the lotus flower is associated with Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wisdom and generosity. She is often portrayed as sitting on a completely blossomed lotus that gives a sense of purity to her form.

Eastern lotus flower
The Lotus flower is viewed as a representation of spirituality according to the eastern culture. The lotus flower is often viewed as a symbol of aspirations to rise towards the light as the roots of the lotus flower has its roots in the mud but it grows in the upward direction.

Egyptian lotus flower
According to the Egyptian culture the lotus flower symbol was known by the name of 'Sesan'. As per the mythology of Egypt the lotus flower symbolized the sun as well as formation and revival.

Christian lotus flower
The lotus flower is a representation of piousness and fertility. The lily flower in the Christian culture basically replaces the lotus flower. The lily flower according to the Christian culture is associated with Mary who is known as the queen of heaven.

Oddly it is the same flower that Mayte has on her website. Sigh, I wish they'd get back together. sad
http://www.mayte.com/
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Reply #1 posted 03/11/09 4:29pm

xlr8r

jesus
Reply #2 posted 03/11/09 4:31pm

shagsgrl

xlr8r said:

jesus


You know our man always has a purpose behind his madness.
Reply #3 posted 03/11/09 4:42pm

xlr8r

shagsgrl said:

xlr8r said:

jesus


You know our man always has a purpose behind his madness.


Dont feed into that. Next year he will be on to some other symbolism.
Reply #4 posted 03/12/09 8:32am

Aannastesia2

shagsgrl said:



Oddly it is the same flower that Mayte has on her website. Sigh, I wish they'd get back together. sad
http://www.mayte.com/
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me too. nod
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