As the lotus flower grows up from the mud into an object of great beauty, people also grow and change into something more beautiful and therefore the lotus flower symbol represent the struggle of life at its most basic form.
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The Lotus flower is a representation of the sun of creation and rebirth according the Egyptian myth. This is because during the night the flower closes and is submerged underwater. At dawn it goes up and opens again. According to one conception myth it was a giant lotus which initially rose out of the wet confusion at the beginning of time.
The lotus flower is one of the most ancient and deepest symbols of our planet. It grows in muddy water and rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty and is a symbol of purity and great beauty