There can be no lotus flower without the mud.


There can be no lotus flower without the mud.

pink water lily flower on water
no mud, no lotus (Photo by Diego Madrigal on Pexels.com)

Know suffering,

to appreciate happiness.

Taste bitterness,

yet savour its sweetness.

Bear with pain,

to reap gains.

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Quote:-

β€œMost people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud”

Thich Nhat Hanh

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3 Comments

  1. Ab says:

    A wonderful metaphor! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. With all the ‘mud’ here and there, may we see the flowers 🌹 in times to come!πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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  2. luisa zambrotta says:

    Great lines and wonderful pic!

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