15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lotus flower blooming

A blooming lotus flower at a Buddhist event somehow gives extra blessing towards the event celebrating 100 years of the temple. The flower rises above mud waters to bloom beautifully just as the temple had to overcome challenges to get to where they are today.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Beatrice Jia Qi Hon