Altai – 21 century – a Unique Lotus lake destroyed in Vladivostok
Unique Lotus lake destroyed in Vladivostok. According to one of the users of Facebook, flowers torn from the pond with the rhizome, and there are traces of heavy equipment, reports RIA PrimaMedia.
«Okeanskaya station recently destroyed a unique Lotus lake, which is 40 years brought joy to the residents of Vladivostok and visitors to the city. Lotuses plucked up by the roots, leaving only traces of heavy equipment That vandalism?», — laying out a network picture of the lake in its current condition.
From RIA PrimaMedia recall that earlier in 2011 in the Pozharskii district of the whole Lotus lake in Primorye, killed a businessman. Entrepreneur has turned a unique natural area in the swamp dried up and disappeared.
The Lotus, the jewel of the Far East and listed in the Red Book. To see them, there are hundreds of tourists.
In our region growing “Lotus Komarova”. Flower was kept as a tertiary relic, a living fossil of past geological periods when the climate in this area was warmer. A perennial plant from ancient times was considered sacred. Purple Lotus flower a symbol adopted Lesozavodsk urban district. It marks the longevity and resurrection, dignity, strength and power.
Lotus bloom begins in late July and continues until mid-August. In Primorye, is located just a few areas where you can enjoy the beauty and mystique of this flower – the city of Arsenyev, S. Andreevka, the Kirov area, Olga Putyatin and the suburbs of Vladivostok – station of the Ocean.
In Ancient Egypt the Lotus meant the creation. the birth, the source of life. According to legend, this delicate flower has risen from deep waters and made its soft and velvety petals life, the epitome of which was the Sun God of Ancient Egypt – RA.
The ancient Egyptians also represented the Sun Rising in the image of the deity Horus, rising from the flower. In some legends, the Lotus flower served as a throne ancient Egyptian gods: Osiris, ISIS and Neftali.
The Lotus was a symbol of the return of youth and renewal of life forces, because according to the beliefs of the Egyptians, the old God dies to then be reborn in the form of a young God. Therefore, the image of the deceased, holding in his hand a Lotus flower, symbolizing the resurrection and the victory of life over death.
But he sometimes remains vulnerable to the barbarity of man.