Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Jasmine Symbol - Quick Reference

Jasmine is associated with love, modesty, sensuality, attachment, amiability, nobility, grace and elegance. 

In Hinduism the Jasmine flower symbolizes divine hope. In Thailand it symbolizes motherhood. In China they are a symbol of feminine sweetness, kindness and beauty. The Jasmine is also the national flower of Indonesia, Pakistan, and the Philippines. As a girl's name, it comes from ancient Persian and means "gift from God." Sampaguita, a variety of jasmine, comes from Tagalog "sumpa kita," in English, "I promise you." Couples once exchanged sampaguita necklaces just as a today's couples give wedding rings. Jasmine penetrates the soul and opens up emotions. In ancient Egypt, Cleopatra used jasmine oil to seduce Anthony. It is still a favorite ingredient in perfumes all over the world. 

(There are different interpretations for the meanings & uses of plants. Here we offer some general info. but encourage you to work/meditate and find your own.)

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