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Lotus is a British car manufacturer of high-end sport cars and racing cars.

The lotus (Sanskrit and Tibetan padma) is one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols and one of the most poignant representations of Buddhist teaching. http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/symbols/lotus.htm

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An aquatic plants with showy pink or white flowers. They are mentioned in the Book of Job and Homer's Odyssey.
A divine symbol in Asian traditions representing the virtues of sexual purity and pure beauty.
Pronounced: LOH-tuhs

In Buddhism: "The roots of a lotus are in the mud, the stem grows up through the water, and the heavily scented flower lies pristinely above the water, basking in the sunlight. This pattern of growth signifies the progress of the soul from the primeval mud of materialism, through the waters of experience, and into the bright sunshine of enlightenment." Source-http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/symbols/lotus.htm
An unopened lotus flower represents the heart of a being before the virtue of the Buddha causes it to open and bloom. The color of the lotus also has significance:

White: Mental and spiritual purity
Red: The heart, compassion and love
Blue: Wisdom and control of the senses
Pink: The historical Buddha
Purple: Mysticism
Source-http://buddhism.about.com/b/2008/02/27/buddhist-symbols-the-lotus.htm

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Lotus is an album by Santana.
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"Lotus" is a song by Cage the Elephant.

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