The lotus is an important Buddhist symbol. Symbolising purity, it rises out of the
mud but remains pure and beautiful. The lotus represents the ordinary person who
is born and raised in a polluted environment, but who has the potential .....more
Flower and Serenity Gallery
"A pure mind reflects a pure world."
Buddha images convey the feeling of calm and reflects proper mental discipline with
control over negative emotions like fear and greed. The Buddha's serene appearance
sets an example for all those who gaze upon it. Buddhist images and art serve to
convey the Buddha's teachings.