Lotus - Religion

Religion

  • Padma (attribute), a polyvalent religious symbol
  • Lotus, one of the Ashtamangala (Eight Auspicious Symbols)
  • Lotus Temple, Baha'i House of Worship in Delhi, India
  • Lotus Sutra, a Mahayna sutra

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