Hieroglyphics works portray the lotus as emerging from the primordial water believed to bear the god of the Sun, Nun. You may very well know us as the publishers of two Buddhist magazines, the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma. The significance of Lotus flower to Hinduism. It is in the midst of our human experiences and our suffering that we seek to break free and bloom. Rising above the mud to bloom requires great faith in oneself, in the practice, and in the Buddha's teaching. It is in the midst of our human experiences and our suffering that we seek to break free and bloom. Our sincere wish is that these Buddhist teachings, guided practices, and stories can be a balm in these difficult times. It symbolizes victory of the spirit over knowledge and wisdom. Lion's Roar is the website of Lion's Roar magazine (formerly the Shambhala Sun) and Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly, with exclusive Buddhist news, teachings, art, and commentary. In Buddhist iconography, the color of a lotus conveys a particular meaning. The significance of Lotus Flower in Egypt.
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White Lotus: This represents Bodhi, a state of purity of the mind and perfection of the spirit. The way the lotus emerges from the mud and is still clean, to Hindus, is a sign of wisdom.