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lotus.....The lotus flower grows in muddy water and rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty. At night the flower closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again. Untouched by the impurity, lotus symbolizes the purity of heart and mind. The lotus flower represents long life, health, honor and good luck.

The lotus flower grows in muddy water and rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty. At night the flower closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again. Untouched by the impurity, lotus symbolizes the purity of heart and mind. The lotus flower represents long life, health, honor and good luck.

Lotus flower tattoo. The lotus flower grows in muddy, mucky, nasty water and rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty. At night the flower closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again. Untouched by the impurity, lotus symbolizes the purity of heart and mind.

The Lotus flower is a symbol of purity and enlightenment; it is the essence of human nature. Lotus tattoos are meant to represent life, new beginnings and the possibility of people growing to change into something beautiful.

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Lotus Flower. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower’s first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment

lotus flower tattoo. A lotus to represent a new beginning, or a hard time in life that has been overcome.

Om rising from lotus. The lotus is also a symbol for the centers of consciousness (chakras) in the body.

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Lotus flower - A lovely flower that can grow in mud and dirty water

Lotus flower-comes from muddy water grows to the sun and becomes a beautiful flower when reaches the top of the water. New beginnings. Ties to friendship and memories

The Lotus, my current tattoo...The buddhist symbolism for hope and strength. The only flower who grows from the bottom of a pond of muck and mud, and rises to the top, to the light, and blooms into beauty.