The Lotus flower is held sacred in the Hindu, Buddhist, and Egyptian religions. The Lotus is a type of water lily, which blossoms out of muddy waters, making it a symbol of purity of the soul, the heart and the mind. It is also a symbol of resurrection. The Buddhist mantra, "Om mane padme," refers to the "jewel in the lotus," enlightenment. Wear this lotus flower design during your yoga practice or in your everyday life and embrace it's symbolism. This design is also available on t-shirts, sweat shirts, home decor items such as tile coasters, keepsake boxes, pillows, buttons and other great gifts.