Lotus as symbol of purity | Everything you need to know about |
As we know, the Lotus flower is one of the beautiful flowers of all and it’s one of the most ancient and deepest symbols of our planet. The special thing about the Lotus flower, it symbolized the purity of heart and mind and Loyalty. And the most interesting fact about Lotus is it grows in muddy water and rises above the surface to bloom with its glamorous beauty and at night Lotus closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again.
Uses of Lotus :
This is information which may be many people are not aware of, All parts of the Lotus are edible but many experts may disagree with this as it may create allergic reactions such as skin itching in some people.
But things to know is it has great medical properties that can decrease swelling, reduce blood pressure, protect heart and blood vessels, also relieves diarrhea, kill cancer cells, etc.
How we use Lotus on our Pooja:
Lotus is a very essential flower for our pooja. As it’s believed that it represents the pure sole of belief towards our deities. We mostly use Lotus flowers for Lakshmi pooja as we know Lotus flower is the favorite flower of Goddess Lakshmi. We always see Lotus as a seat of Goddess Lakshmi.