in temple courtyard
pink lotus petals flourish—
holy their blooming

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Kuan Yin Temple, Chinatown, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 5 with the theme “Flourish” here
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
More REDnesday photos here

Posted on September 5, 2011, in Chinatown, Hawaii, Honolulu, Kuan Yin Temple, Oahu, Postcards from Paradise, REDnesday, Ruby Tuesday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, temple, The Height of Haiku Challenge. Bookmark the permalink. 32 Comments.

  1. Such a lovely, peaceful little oasis that looks to be.

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  2. It is so nice to have beautiful flowers to admire in a place of prayer and contemplation. The beauty of ruby is where it is used is holy, indeed…

  3. becoming is always holy…
    be it soul, water, stone or flower….

  4. Lotus is always considered holy in most religions across the world. Brings serene scenes to mind!

  5. great one…love the picture and the words..very zen

  6. The red fence here is like poetry – perfect for our cyber poet Mary 🙂

  7. They are lovely and my favorite.

  8. I love your photo today. It’s my understanding lotus blossoms thrive in mud. Is this so?

  9. What a beautiful yard and water lily plants looks lovely.

  10. Hello there, thank you for the blog visit. I seldom see lotus from where I am. Have a nice day!


  11. Wow! Awesome! Love Kuan Ying and Hawaii ~ Kona was my favorite ~Carol (A Creative Harbor) ~ Happy RT ^_^

  12. is there a big bird in the back of the courtyard?
    caught my eye
    beautiful place

  13. that is so cool…lotus in containers. I’ve only seen them in marshes or rivers. Nice shot!

  14. Lots of greenery. Great spot.

    Pitcher Plant

  15. Just one little corner can give the impression of serenity. Red is always a joyful color but not always a party. Nice photo.

  16. Love the fence!!!!!

  17. Lovely haiku and picture!
    Thanks for sharing;o)

    Have a nice and happy week****

  18. Very simple, but truly lovely.

  19. That is a beautiful shot !

  20. That looks beautiful, MMT 🙂

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