I will not go into the deeper aspects of the symbol chosen, but I will focus on one thing that is indisputably true ABOUT that symbol.
The symbol of the mystical path in the West has always been the White Rose. In the East, it is the Lotus Blossom, which are, in their construction, remarkably similar.
Among the many meanings is the only one I’ll use as our metaphor: as you peel back the flower, petal by petal, you reveal an inner layer, which is a new “world” — but IT IS STILL THE SAME WORLD. Continue reading