Octogon / imperial Lotus Series – colour (hazel, amber, imperial white, gold)
- Since Dharma spreading in Singapore from the late 80s, the demand for Dharma themed casket has grown tremendously
- Thus the Lotus series was introduced as a more “premium” product against the plain casket series and remain a popular choice ever since
- Each of them have “11” Lotus sigils altogether which represent balance, fullness in reaching enlightenment in Dharma
- Lotus flowers play a vital role in Buddhism. They generally represent spiritual awakening, purity, and faithfulness.
- One reason is that the lotus flower blooms in muddy water. Buddhism teaches the transcendence of human life is like the “lotus flower” and the “muddy water” as the harsh realities of daily life.
The second aspect is that when a lotus flower blossoms it also plants a seed, representing the Buddhist concept of cause (因) and effect (果)
The lotus sigil are embedded on top the and around the side of the casket, set in different colours for with different meanings in Buddhism:
- The yellow lotus symbolize joy and intellectual curiosity within spiritualism. The bright blooms also reference openness and hospitality.
- The Pink lotus flower is the supreme lotus or the centre colour for all lotus and is considered to be the true lotus of Buddha.
The white lotus flower is known to symbolize Bodhi (awakened), and represents a state of mental purity, and that of spiritual perfection.
- The gold lotus flower symbolize complete and total enlightenment often represents the Buddha. It also represents having achieved all that can be achieved.
- The Dark lotus flower symbolize a strong meaning of power, sophistication, insurgence, rebirth, and mystery.