Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Lotus under the sun 阳光下的荷花 ...



Taman Alam Perdana, Klang 
巴生富豪苑 ...

The lotus is a plant that takes root down below, 
beneath the surface of water, 
in the dark, 
in the mud, 
and starts growing upwards. 
As soon as it raises above the surface, 
a lotus flower unfolds under the intense rays of the Sun.
 ...
This development depicts the many changes
taking place in a meditative human being. 
The mud symbolizes the difficulties one encounters on earth, 
the dark water stands for accompanying painful emotions. 
 ...
But the more a lotus plant grows, 
the more it feels the rays of the Sun in the water;
insight increases and the end of the tunnel is in sight. 
 ...
The unfolding of the flower above water represents 
redemption of man from all worries and the 
meeting with happiness, love and light.

(words from a Chinese meditation scripture) ...


Lotus under the sun 阳光下的荷花 ...



34 comments:

Laura~DancesWithTeddyBears said...

Beautiful words and photo, Wong.
Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Could it be better....NO
this is really a BEAUTY.

Greetings, Joop

Olivier said...

superbe macro et mise en forme

Ángel said...

La luz realza su belleza. Muy bien fotografiada. Excelente.
Cordiales saludos

Bitch said...

What a beautiful color.
I only have seen that flower in white....

POESIE-LYRIK-HAIKU-KURZGESCHICHTEN-FOTOGRAFIE said...

Grossartiges Foto!

Liebe Grüsse aus der Schweiz

Hans-Peter

AGMPRISMA said...

Very strong flower like your photo.
Congratulations.

Stefanodav said...

Toccanti parole, splendido scatto...
Ciao
Stefano

Hemera said...

Beautiful flower. Have a nice day.

Claudia said...

Amazing! Very well done!

Have a lovely day!

Olga said...

Gorgeous juxtaposition! Light against dark. Bright color against black color.

Wersemei said...

Bellisima flor, la luz estupenda realza su color y su nitidez extraordinaria. Un abrazo Wong

George said...

Your photo is absolutely beautiful. The words of the meditation are wonderful. Thank you.

Rob and Mandy said...

Perfect.

A.Muriel Pina said...

Excelente macro. Una flor preciosa.

Saludos.

Costea said...

A beautiful flower.

C.D. said...

¡Es preciosa!

mamabug said...

Absolutely breath-taking photo! Wonderful color!

Carolina Tavares said...

Beautiful!!!

Serline said...

Very striking and the perspective lulls the viewer into deep thought...

Duncan D. Horne said...

beautiful words and symbolism and a lovely accompanying picture!

Duncan In Kuantan

Doug Hickok said...

I love the simple beauty of your image and the symbolizing described in your text. Wonderful!

JM said...

Lotus are so beautiful and your shot surely makes them justice.

Gabriela Pana said...

very nice...

Chwile... said...

Minimalna asymetria w doskonałej symetrii.

Laura.M said...

Hi Wong. That flower is beautiful!
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New Blog: http://asimegustaelmundo.blogspot.com/
I would like to see you there :))
Greetings. Laura

Traveling Hawk said...

I understand why it is the BUddha's flower!

Erika said...

what a wonderful flower and fantastic shot!I like your remarks, too.
Have a nice weekend, Wong!

Hanspi Schär said...

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ruma said...

Hello.
Sharing a moment of peace.
It is a joy for all.

Thank you for the warmth of your heart.
Have a good weekend...

Greetings.
From Saga, Japan.
ruma

pharaonx said...

very nice. very sharp. a good representation of a star.

Digwas hegde said...

Great lighting...

Costea said...

Sensitive photo.

Armindo C. Alves said...

Lindíssimos registos. Pormenores, macros, ambiências, natureza e faunas.
Bonito "Lotus" num espaço diverso e valioso.

Parabéns.

Cumprimentos.