Lotus flower – Essay.
First of all, the lotus flower is the symbols of purity, beauty, majesty, grace, richness, knowledge, etc. Because of its significance and popularity, the lotus flower is the National Flower of India.
In India, Lotus flower is also known as ‘Indian Lotus’ or ‘Sacred Lotus’. It is considered a remarkable creation of nature.
Lotus flower in Hinduism: The lotus flower is pure and it has religious significance in Hinduism. As a result, it represents the energy of the human body which is known as chakra.
On the other hand, it is associated with wonderful spirituality. There are many deities who are associated with lotus. Such as Lakshmi who is the goddess of prosperity seated on a fully blossomed lotus. On the other hand, the Hindu god Brahma who was born from a lotus and that lotus was sprung from the navel of Lord Vishnu.
Significant of Lotus flower in Buddhism: Buddhist believes that the lotus flower is the form of the principle of the Eightfold Path. On the other hand, it is the highest teaching of Lord Buddha. In Buddhism lotus is the symbol of purity and it contains spirituality. They also believe that the lotus flower is pure than all other things. There are lots of lotus flower which have a different colour. As a result, Buddhist are using them for their religious purposes.
All the lotus have spirituality and religious symbol. The pink lotus is called as supreme lotus and serve the largest enlightenment. The blue lotus is the symbol of wisdom. The white lotus has perfect spirituality and the red lotus is known as the symbol of the heart. On the other hand, the significance of the purple lotus is mysticism and it is the representation of esoteric sects of Buddhism.
Conclusion: Hence, the lotus flower has another significance. It is the nature of beauty. The Buddhist and Hindu people believe its spirituality and give respect.
By Ananda (2019)