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Because lotuses grow out of the mud pure and clean, like morning dew from Heaven or water in springtime from a flower creek | by jackfre 2
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Because lotuses grow out of the mud pure and clean, like morning dew from Heaven or water in springtime from a flower creek

The lotus flower importance comes from Buddhism and is one of the eight precious things in Buddhism. The lotus is known as the gentleman’s flower because it grows out from the mud, pure and unstained. The lotus is said to bloom in Beijing on lunar April 8 (the Buddha’s birthday) and lunar Jan. 8 is lotus day.

  

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Taken on August 16, 2012