Baby Elephant & Adversity.

Via on Jul 26, 2012

In Buddhism, the lotus flower symbolizes adversity­—it grows in muddy water—and when it reaches the surface of the water, it becomes something beautiful.

Baby elephant coming out of the mud.

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