107
Shares
More share buttons
Share on Pinterest

Significance of Lotus Flower in Hinduism

107
Shares
Share on Pinterest

The lotus is the symbol of prosperity, beauty and fertility. The lotus flower in Hinduism, primarily represents beauty and non – attachment. The lotus arouse from lord Vishnu’s naval in which brahma sat. Brahma, Vishnu, Saraswati and many other god and goddess are associated with lotus.

lotus flower Hinduism

The symbolism of lotus flower is mentioned in the 5th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita by lord Krishna. Lotus in spite of being in water never gets wet. It is not bothered about its surrounding but it blooms and performs its job and vanishes.

Lord Vishnu represents that force which is responsible for all living and non livings. Its symbolically suggests that all are connected to the ultimate source through an invisible thread but we unfortunately don’t realize it.

vishnu lord

Lotus flower is mentioned in Sanskrit as padma, kamala, pundarika and utpala. According to Hinduism, the atman lives in the lotus which lies within the center of the heart. The lotus flower in Hinduism having a deep within your heart and which humans are search in their entire life to achieve moksha.

It is also be noted that many Asian deities are depicted seated on a lotus flower. According to legend, Gautama Buddha was born with the ability to walk and everywhere he stepped, lotus flowers bloomed.

about the lotus flower

The ultimate aim of each human being is to be the lotus flower – perform the dharma without being attached to the world.

107
Shares
Share on Pinterest

Add Comment

Measure Your Words Before You Speak As Said In Bhagavad Geeta
Stop Waiting for happiness in your life
Stop Waiting For Happiness To Come In Your Life
shiv mandir Kathgarh
Story of Shiv Mandir Kathgarh
lord balarama story
Lord Balarama Story
hindu goddess Annapurna
Goddess Annapurna
childhood memories
Childhood Memories are the Best
why krishna wears peacock feather
Why Lord Krishna Wears Peacock Feather?
gurupurab
Happy Gurupurab
deepavali festival
About Deepavali Festival
Control your beliefs
Awesome Tips To Control Your Beliefs That You Have For Future
Stop killing time
Stop Killing Time In Your Life To Achieve Something
Motivational Story of Boy's Self Appraisal
Motivational Story of Boy’s Job Appraisal
Panyee FC Football playground on water
The Story of Panyee FC Will Inspire You
Conversation Between Radha and Krishna
Facts About Dreams
Unknown Facts About Dreams
anger management tips
Anger Management Tips And Tricks
Stubborn
4 Tips To Handle Stubborn People
Mysterious secrets of lord krishna
Top Ten Mysterious Secrets of Lord Krishna’s Life
Maha Shivratri 2016
Maha Shivratri 2016 – Celebrate It By Helping The Helpless
badami temple Banashankari
Story about Banashankari Temple
karni mata mandir
Story of Karni Mata Mandir
Stop killing time
Stop Killing Time In Your Life To Achieve Something
Panyee FC Football playground on water
The Story of Panyee FC Will Inspire You
awesome motivational short story be hungry
Awesome Motivational Short Story – Be Hungry
child labor in india
Problem faced by Child Labor in India