The symbol of the Lotus Flower
There is something sacred about the lotus flower since the dawn of time. This is true in several cultures and for different lotus flowers, although the Indian lotus, also called sacred lotus or oriental lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) is much more imbued with symbolism than the blue lotus of Egypt also called sacred lotus or blue water lily (Nymphaea caerulea).
In Eastern religions such as Buddhism and Brahmanism, the lotus has always been a divine symbol, associated with the gods Vishnu "the one with the lotus eye" and Brahma but also with the goddesses Lakshmi and Sarasvati.
The lotus flower is symbolically associated with the figure of Buddha and his teachings. It is a sacred flower for the peoples of the East. Legend says that when Buddha's son took his first steps, wherever he walked, lotus flowers bloomed.
Lotus flower meaning
The imagery around the lotus is strong since the throne of the deities is nothing other than a blooming lotus flower, a nod to the blooming of the soul: thus the symbolism associated with it is revealed. also through the purity of the body, prosperity, fertility, longevity and even eternity of life due to the very long germination period of lotus seeds.
The elevation with the lightness of the flower that sits above the water is also a strong symbol. Having drawn the resources of its blossoming from the mud of suffering, the lotus blossoms above the water like karma leading to awakening and enlightenment.
In Asian religions, most deities usually appear seated on a lotus flower during the act of meditation.
In the classical literature of many Asian cultures, the lotus flower symbolizes elegance, beauty, perfection, purity and grace. It is often associated with ideal female attributes.
In yoga, the lotus position (Padmásana) is the traditional meditation posture in which the seated subject kisses their legs and puts their hands on their knees.
Everywhere you are told about the meaning of the lotus flower, in Buddhism, in Hinduism, in Christianity etc.
You are being given uniform information everywhere, information that stays outside of things.
But nobody makes the relation with an essential thing…. YOU.
If we look closely at this plant, it is fascinating, astonishing. Before coming out of the mud, the lotus is carried away by the water which swings it here and there. It must resist the currents.
The man / woman is like this lotus flower. He must face the currents, the influences that surround him in order to flourish, to open up to the light and to become who he really is. It is the man, the woman who comes true.
Wear a Lotus Flower jewel
The lotus flower pendant is a symbol of blessing, protection and self-realization.
The energetic jewel will naturally radiate its energy and its soul of life on you and your environment.
Welcoming the vibratory symbol, whatever it is, into one's life instantly brings about a subtle change in everyday life, a blessing and a presence of Light that makes all the difference.
When you feel the need, you can also bring your loving attention to your pendant and it will help you refocus, stay more serene.