Allan Baillie

Allan Baillie was the photographer for The Art of Practice. This essay is adapted from his work in progress, "The Lotus: A Spiritual Journey with Poetry," written in collaboration with

Magazine History & Philosophy

The Lotus

Throughout early history, in Asia and much of the ancient Near East, the lotus was associated with the sacred. The ancient Persians viewed the open lotus flower as a symbol of the sun, the giver of life, and the Phoenicians depicted it being borne to heaven on wings, surrounded by the moon and stars. In […]

[Allan, Baillie] and [Suzanne, Ostro] Allan Baillie
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