the lotus flower represents rebirth, both in a figurative and a literal sense. The rebirth can be a change of ideas, an acceptance of Buddha where there once was none, the dawn after one’s darkest day,

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DSC_0366 Pink Lotus is the supreme lotus, it is often associated with the highest deity, the Buddha himself.

DSC_0355 Pink water lily

DSC_0392 The blue lotus symbolizes the control of the spirit over one’s material senses. It also symbolizes knowledge, wisdom and intelligence.

The flower is very frequently depicted in Egyptian art. It has been depicted in numerous stone carvings and paintings, including the walls of the famous temple of Karnak. It is frequently depicted in connection with "party scenes", dancing or in significant spiritual / magical rites such as the rite of passage into the afterlife. The flower is very frequently depicted in Egyptian art. It has been depicted in numerous stone carvings and paintings, including the walls of the famous temple of Karnak. It is frequently depicted in connection with “party scenes”, dancing or in significant spiritual / magical rites such as the rite of passage into the afterlife.

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