There is a wealth of symbolism tying lotus flowers to Hinduism, Buddhism, and the ancient Egyptian’s spiritual practices. The ancient Egyptians used the plant extensively as a symbol in the paintings and carvings left on the walls of temples and tombs. Scholars believe the Egyptians viewed the Lotus as a symbol of rebirth because it appeared to sink at night and rise again in the morning. It is now known the plant simply loses old blooms and adds new ones on a daily cycle, but it is still a…

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Here is just the design! Both the phoenix and the lotus symbolize rebirth and hope! Exactly what I need right now <3

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Lotus flower and swallow tattoo - Lotus symbolizes purity and overcoming all difficulties Swallow symbolizes finding your home

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Tattoo idea - om & lotus .in red lotus: is said to represent the human heart. A red lotus tattoo can represent love, loyalty, devotion or passion.

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