Lotus Blooms from the Mud
Updated: Sep 3, 2022
"The lotus grows in the mud. The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud -- the obstacles of life and its suffering."(excerpt from "A Lotus Grown in the Mud" ~ Goldie Hawn)
What does this mean to you?
In yoga, the lotus is a symbol of rebirth, regeneration and purity. We all come from different backgrounds and have different experiences. In life, we sometimes experience sorrow and go through pain before we are able to bloom into a beautiful being. We learn and experience life as a journey. We may make mistakes and trip over stones in our path to get to where we are headed.
Honor your past experiences, you needed them in order to bloom.