Last week, we went to Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Dong Zen Temple CNY lantern and flora festival.
It was great to spend time to look at the flowers. It’s also act as our silent teacher who share dharma with us.
In Chinese Tradition, the four nobles one are Plum Blossom, Orchids, chrysanthemums and bamboo, are conventional subject matter in art painting.
The orchid is a flower of magnificence that brings a universal message of love, beauty, wisdom, thoughtfulness, luxury & strength. Orchids are a long-lasting and particularly elegant type of flower. Their graceful appearance draws immediate attention, and their reputation as an exotic and unusual flower evokes a sense of refinement and innocence.
Let’s take a walk to check out the beautiful orchid flowers.
When you are looking at the flower, you can feel the calmness, serenity and peacefulness. You are in peace too.
The beauty of flowers, will make you feel joy and happiness. You are smiling, right? It’s similar to “Dana”, when we are giving help to others…. They are receiving with smiling and you are giving with smiling too….How beautiful!
There are so many kind of flowers, different shape, different color, different fragrance… This is similar to human beings, we’ve different type of race, background, size and others. Most important, Be respect and love each others.
Flower will act as “Be a flower”, ir-relevant whether you are giving praise or you scold, it still blossom beautifully. Let’s learn from flower, no need to be bothered by gossip.
The fragrance of flower can spread to surrounding. Let’s us share our kind virtue like the fragrance of flower to our surrounding. Make this world a beautiful place to stay for all living beings.