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Pink Lotus

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 I had an incredible time taking this photo at the market in Mumbai. I got up early and went to the market at 3am to see all the vendors making beautiful flower garlands before dawn. It's amazing for a Westerner (as we are called in the East) to see bunches of lotus flowers in baskets since they are so rare in the United States. We only see ponds with maybe one or two blue water lilies, never more than that usually and never pink flowers. It was so moving for me. Pink lotus is beloved in...

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