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Hinduism - What Is The Symbolism Associated With Lotus Or Padma In Hinduism?

 


Lotus is a flower that has a lot of meaning and symbolism in Hindu culture and iconography.

It is often associated with the Goddess Lakshmi as (Lotus)Padma-Lakshmi.

She is often portrayed in Hindu Art, as a Goddess seated upon a large lotus flower.

In more contemporary times, it also seen in the official/political symbol of the Hindu Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

See Padma and Kamala for more information.


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