Lotus flower above the water

While I was walking towards the visitor centre in Botanic Gardens in Singapore, I spotted a solo lotus flower in a pond and took some pictures of it – I have learnt that the lotus is a popular symbol used in Buddhism to symbolise stillness and awakening because the lotus flower is a picture of beauty that blooms above the surface of the muddy pond water. In the same way, when we take time to be still and meditate, we will rise above the chaotic world in our mind and shine in the glory of our true beauty in the stillness of our soul.

 

 

Advertisements

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s