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Lotus: Popular Subject in Chinese Paintings

Chinese paintings with lotus are elegantly painted and may include fish (prosperity) and auspicious birds. As one of the most painted flowers, mainly thanks to the Buddhist influence, the lotus is of unique importance in Chinese folklore and symbolism. It is … Continue reading

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The Cultural Meaning of Lotus

The lotus(莲花) “South of the river is the place to gather lotus, Where among teeming leaves Fish dart and play! North and south, East and west, Between the lotus leaves they dart and play!” This short poem depicts the dynamic … Continue reading

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