Lotus flower - Purity

What does the lotus flower symbolize? - The lotus flower: purity

lotus flower - symbol of purity

  • in Sanskrit it is padme, in Tibetan it is padma
  • indicates purity and beauty
  • represents the order of the cosmos
  • used for self-healing
  • identification and rebalancing of the five chakras
The lotus flower is a very widespread and well-known symbol and is the symbol of purity as it produces white flowers above the water. It represents spiritual purity, which is why Buddha images are often depicted sitting on a throne in the shape of a lotus flower.
The symmetry of the petals represents the order of the cosmos and it is for this reason that it is used as a model for the creation of mandalas.

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