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Lo, Lolo, Lola
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An aquatic plants with showy pink or white flowers. They are mentioned in the Book of Job and Homer's Odyssey.
A divine symbol in Asian traditions representing the virtues of sexual purity and pure beauty.
In Buddhism: "The roots of a lotus are in the mud, the stem grows up through the water, and the heavily scented flower lies pristinely above the water, basking in the sunlight. This pattern of growth signifies the progress of the soul from the primeval mud of materialism, through the waters of experience, and into the bright sunshine of enlightenment." Source-http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/symbols/lotus.htm
An unopened lotus flower represents the heart of a being before the virtue of the Buddha causes it to open and bloom. The color of the lotus also has significance:
White: Mental and spiritual purity
Red: The heart, compassion and love
Blue: Wisdom and control of the senses
Pink: The historical Buddha
- Famous real-life people named Lotus
Lotus Marie Pryor (b. 2008), daughter of American actress and comedian Rain Pryor
- Lotus in song, story & screen
Lotus is an album by Santana.
LOtUSFLOW3R, is an album by Prince.
"Lotus" is a song by R.E.M.
"Lotus" is a song by Cage the Elephant.