"Lotus" Totem Handcarved Bamboo Bookmark
The Kathmandu Valley bamboo is cut, then the images are painstakingly carved, in raised relief, across the gently curved bamboo.
A carving of a beautiful lotus flower is surrounded by vines and leaves. It is rubbed with an orange color and lacquered for durability.
It measures 6 1/4 inches long x 1 1/4 inches wide.
There are naturally occurring dark streaks throughout the bamboo.
This is the beauty you will be receiving
The flower’s meaning in Buddhism is similar, but still unique again from the other meanings. The Buddhist Lotus represents:
Direct Spiritual Contact
Emptiness from Desire
Victory over Attachments
Enlightenment and the Bodhi State
Love and Compassion for All Things
Faithfulness During Spiritual Development
Rising Out of Suffering
Bamboo will create a parallel network that conducts energy properly and smoothly so the ill area can get its share of energy.
This property of Bamboo is a great aid to creativity as it helps people channel energy from inspiration right through to creation or expression.
It heals low self esteem because when we are connected up within its hard to look down on ourselves.
Bamboo helps students to learn easily and remember better, simply because of pure energy being available to the brain.