Rebirth – Sacred Lotus

Beautiful!

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DSC_0360 Perhaps one of the strongest associations of the lotus flower with religion is that that is observed in Hinduism. In this religion the lotus flower meaning is associated with beauty, fertility, prosperity, spirituality, and eternity.

Pink Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) Pink Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) this is the supreme lotus and is considered to be the true lotus of Buddha.

DSC_0363 This plant is an aquatic perennial. Under favorable circumstances its seeds may remain viable for many years, with the oldest recorded lotus germination being from that of seeds 1,300 years old recovered from a dry lakebed in northeastern China

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