Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pink Lotus Flower

A collection of images of the sacred pink lotus from home and Asia.

In Phnom Penh’s main temple, the lotuses were sold in bunches for offerings, and there were so many offerings that any older bouquets were quickly tossed into a pile at the side to make room for more offerings. (Cambodia)
A pink lotus offering in a Phnom Penh Buddhist temple A spectacular lotus flower on the Mekong River in Vietnam.
A Lotus Flower on the Mekong River The floating lanterns in Bangkok’s Loi Krathong Festival are usually in the shape of a lotus, and often made of them as well.
Lanterns in the Shape of a Lotus at Loi Krathong in BangkokA lotus bloom in a Singapore mall.
11SingLotusFlower2324-1cropw I’ve never actually seen a real live lotus in Vancouver but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist!

The Hari Krishna parade has the child Krishna playing his flute within a pink lotus blossom.
Hari Krishna parade with the child Krishna in a lotus blossom The little lotus girl in Vancouver’s Chinese New Year parade.
Chinese New Year Parade Lotus Girl More of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pink or Magenta Flowers.

 

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