Enlightening Lotus

Enlightening Lotus. You are teaching us that our human transformation, from the common world to a higher state of purity and wisdom  is possible. You are deeply rooted in the mud, but your leaves and beautiful fragrant flowers emerge from the pond majestically unstained. Hinduism considers you as a holy flower and the teachings of the Buddha are summarized in…

Hypnotizing Gardenias

Scent of June. Hypnotizing Gardenias. Pure snow-white  beauty on a lush green alcove, your fragrance is hypnotizing. Could we imagine a second that you are related to the coffee tree? Gardenias bloom in June in East Asia and their amazing scent announces the hot and humid summer. They have been cultivated in China for more…