The Symbolism of the Lotus and the Muddy Pond

What are the “Lotus” and the “Muddy Pond” and what do these powerful Buddhist symbols represent? According to the Lalitavistara: “The spirit of the best of men is spotless, like the new lotus in the muddy water which does not adhere to it.”

Heaven Is Where The Heart Is

Mandy Peterson and Belle Salisbury discus the topics of yin, yang, abundance and and finding a sense of enoughness and completion within. Based on the Bellesprit article titled "Heaven is Where The Heart Is" and based on Chapter 8: "True Adundance - Finding Your Innate Enoughness" of the book I Am the Lotus, Not the [...]