Tuesday, April 6, 2010

spring and all its flowers

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Spring and all its flowers
     now joyously break their vow of silence.
It is time for celebration, not for lying low;
You too - weed out those roots of sadness from your heart.
~ Hafiz (1320-1389)


Agnes said...

Beautiful :-)

Unknown said...

Wow...That is just an incredible combination of textures and elements. So softly feminine, and intricate. Beautiful! Iflorist.co.uk

Kayni said...

what flower is that? really nice photo.

Anonymous said...

Looks like it eats insects! But it has terrific colours. I wonder what it smells like.

Angeli said...

they are called sal flowers, aka shorea robusta, from the cannonball tree and smell really wonderful. i saw them all over the place when we went to siem reap. i don't remember the exact story told by our guide, but those flowers hold significance in Buddhism.

Anonymous said...

Interesting. Thanks Angeli.

onyxx said...

i can't remember seeing a flower like this before

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