”taa jau bija tikai tava karma jeb liktenis ka es tev paliidzeeju. buutiibaa taa ir iluuzija ka mees kaadam citam paliidzam, jo pat ja taa ir, tad tas ir vinju liktens. bet ja tas liek justies labi, tad vajag paliidzeet.”
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butterflies under my skin
the lotus has the remarkable ability to regulate the temperature of its flowers
she can bloom in a temperature of 30–35 °C , even when the air temperature dropped to 10 °C
the flowers may be doing this to attract coldblooded insect pollinators
contain the alkaloids nuciferine ( and aporphine.)
nuciferine- It has a profile of action associated with dopamine receptor blockade. It induces sedation, hypothermia, it inhibits spontaneous motor activity, amphetamine toxicity and stereotypy. nuciferine may also potentiate morphine analgesia.
Lotus thread is a unique fabric for weaving a special robe for the Buddha called kya thingahn (lotus robe) at Inle Lake.
From ancient times the lotus has been a divine symbol in Asian traditions representing thevirtues of sexual purity and non-attachment
The lotus symbolizes non-attachment in some religions in Asia owing to its ability to soar over the muddy waters and produce an immaculate flower.
example of divine beauty
Its unfolding petals suggest the expansion of the soul
The growth of its pure beauty from the mud of its origin holds a benign spiritual promise.
while growing from mud, it is unstained
rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment
lotus represents purity of the body, speech, and mind as if floating above the muddy waters of attachment and desire
Gautama Buddhawas born with the ability to walk, and lotus flowers bloomed everywhere he stepped
The color bears importance in the meaning of the lotus flower in Buddhism. A white lotus flower refers to purity of the mind and the spirit. If a lotus flower is red, it refers to compassion and love. The blue lotus flower refers to the common sense; it uses wisdom and logic to create enlightenment. The pink lotus flower represents the history of Buddha and the historical legends of the Buddha. A purple lotus flower speaks of spirituality and mysticism. Finally, the gold lotus flower represents all achievement of all enlightenment, especially in the Buddha.
”All humans are born in a world where there is suffering. This suffering is a vital part of the human experience; it makes us stronger and teaches us to resist the temptation of evil. When we banish evil thoughts from our mind we are able to break free of the muddy water and become one with the Buddha. The mud shows us who we are and teaches us to choose the right path over the easy one.”