The lily

March 16th, 2010

Moonlight Water Lily (by sirwiseowl)

Train yourself in the ideal of the lily, which blossoms in the mud and has to keep itself engaged in the struggle for existence day in and day out, parrying, bracing and fighting the shocks of muddy water and storms. And yet it does not forget the moon above.

Reprinted with permission of Ananda Marga Central Publications. PR Sarkar / Shrii Shrii Ánandamúrti, in 'Subhasita Samgraha, 76', 3rd ed. (Ananda Marga Publications). © Ánanda Márga Pracáraka Sam'gha.


  1. 1 bianca
    March 16th, 2010 at 10:46 am

    this comparison seems to be a lesson of life..

  2. 2 Anonymous
    October 6th, 2015 at 2:14 am

    Why not submit the WHOLE quote

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