In Buddhism the lotus is known to be associated with purity, spiritual awakening and faithfulness.
The lotus flower is considered pure as it is able to emerge from murky waters in the morning and be perfectly clean. In Egyptian mythology the lotus is seen as a sign of rebirth and also associated with purity.
The breaking of the surface every morning is also suggestive of desire, this leads to it being associated with spiritual enlightenment.
The lotus flower has been hailed as a representation of how difficulties and trials can bring forth a majestic transformation in a person as he or she is honed and molded into the beauty they are today.
"The Heart Sutra" is a popular sutra in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Its Sanskrit title, Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya, can be translated as "The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom".
The Heart Sutra is a teaching by the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the Buddha of Compassion, to the monk Shariputra.
The Heart Sutra is "the single most commonly recited, copied and studied scripture in East Asian Buddhism
Although it is very brief, it contains key concepts of Buddhist Philosophy of the skandhas, the four noble truths, the cycle of interdependence and the central concept of Mahayana Buddhism, Emptiness.
Briefly, the sutra describes the wisdom, Avalokiteśvara gained while engaged in deep meditation.
The insight refers to the fundamental emptiness of all phenomena, known through and as the five aggregates of human existence:
This exquisite bangle has the Heart Sutra engraved on the inner and outer grooved side while the Lotus Flower is engraved on the center outer side.
A perfect emblem that gives a deep significance meaning.