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Japanese Lotus Flower

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Like most countries of the east, Japan also shares some similar religious practices. Decorating the religious deity with flowers is an ancient custom. This shows the devotion of a devotee towards the Lord. Flowers act as a bridge between God and the devotee; it conveys the words of prayer to the Lord. In most Asian countries this custom of using flowers is seen; Japan being one of them.

Of all flowers used for worship, lotus is very common. In Buddhism, a lotus flower is symbolized as an awakening of a different spiritual self. This dawn of spirituality is captured by the bright petals of a lotus flower. The Japanese people have a lot of respect for a Japanese lotus flower for this religious connotation.
  • Japanese lotus flower blooming in mid summer symbolizes perfection, truth and immortality. A lotus flower emerges from muddy and dirty surface. It then slowly grows toward the surface of water and finally when it reaches the water level on top, it blooms. Thus, a Japanese lotus flower symbolizes Buddha's life in short. He too was born into a life of pains, problems and sufferings but finally emerged to be a teacher of mankind, showing them a way to attain a happy and peaceful life.

    For its beautiful look, a Japanese lotus flower is popular also as a form of flower tattoo. This special Japanese flower tattoo symbolizes the struggle of life within its bloom; passing through a phase of difficulties one would reach the stage of peace and tranquility. Keep looking through to know more about Japanese flowers.

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