The lotus flower has been popular for many centuries. In every religion and culture, people believe in the symbolism behind this beautiful plant. In the history of mankind, the lotus flower was used as a food source used by women to strengthen fertility and preserve beauty, as well as as a psychedelic additive in tea. This plant was used during religious and spiritual ceremonies. Each of these cultures and religions sees a similar meaning in this plant. They look at its color, its location, the stage of flowering – all this affects the meaning and meaning of the lotus symbol.
Other Asian beliefs apply to the entire plant. It is believed that the stem of the plant is a symbolic representation of the power of the family and the unbreakable kinship ties that allow a person (the image of a lotus flower) raise and show your beauty to the world.
The most popular interpretation of the symbolism of the lotus flower in Buddhism. This is exactly what we will consider.
The roots of the plant are located at the bottom of a lake or pond. From these roots, a dense stem develops, at the top of which the leaves of the plant and the bud are located. At the dawn of each new day, a lotus flower rises above the water and blooms. As dusk falls, on back, hands, hips, shoulder, breast, wrist or ankle, depending on personal taste and preference.