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padma  Term Image (padma) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: A lotus flower.
Long Description: Lotus; in Buddhism, an image of non-attachment and of primordial openness to enlightenment, serving symbolically as the throne of the Buddhas; see Oṃ maṇi padme hum.
Source(s): The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity, by Frithjof Schuon, edited by Dr. James S. Cutsinger
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Related Terms: Om mani padme hum
Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms