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The Symbolism of the Lotus

Author: M.A. Carrillo de Albornoz & M.A. Fernández

August 26, 2014

In the Orient, this flower has various symbolic aspects but its main characteristics stem from the fact that it blossoms on stagnant waters. This is why the lotus is seen as a symbol of purity; although blossoming on murky waters it remains immaculate. Rising out of the darkness to blossom in full sunlight, this flower [...]