Thursday, April 28, 2016

SRI LANKA ~ National Flower - Lotus ~

...Lovely  postcard showing the National flower and most well-known symbol of Buddhism, the lotus...
✿Thanks a lot Ravindra!!✿
Photo: ©Vijitha & Lalana Yapa
The water lily was declared the national flower of Sri Lanka on 26 February 1986. It found all the part of Sri Lanka and grows in the shallow water. The flower is considered a symbol of truth, purity and discipline. It has connection with Buddha and uses as ceremonial flower in Sri Lanka throughout history.


(Issued 10-11-2015)
(Issued 02-04-2016)
D. B. Wijetunga Birth Centenary
(Issued 14-02-2016)

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