Some historical facts behind the meaning of lilies

Lilies are one of the most popular flowers because of its amazing size and royal look. Lilies represent elegance, charm, beauty and grace, and are for a sophisticated touch.They were discovered in a villa in Crete in 1580 B.C. The name of lilies is derived from Greek word ‘leiron’. It normally refers to the Madonna lily by Greeks. Greeks love and admire this flower to the limit that they started believing that it grew from the milk of Hera (the queen of god according to their beliefs).


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Lilies are also used as a symbol of purity of virgin Marry and her role of Queen of Angels. Explaining in detail, lilies different part defines virgin marry purity in the following way.

• The stem of the lily symbolizes Mary’s religiously faithful mind
• Lily petals represent her Mary’s purity and virginity
• The scent of the flower represents Mary’s divinity
• The leaves signify her humility.

In Byzantium and France history lilies have been given the meaning of royalty, prosperity and expenses. The ancient people in France use to gift lilies as a wish of prosperity to their loved ones.

It is also used as sympathy flowers in funerals because it symbolizes that the soul of the departed has received restored innocence after death.

In the old stories lilies is used to define a right path and right decisions. It is also said that dreaming of lilies could mean the time is right to act upon a long-thought upon a plan. Further, it indicates that we are coming into a fuller integration of ourselves and developing personal balance. It is also a sign that we are seeking rest, peace and tranquility.

As a whole, lilies symbolizes different meanings that are listed below
• Hope
• Faith
• Birth
• Purity
• Renewal
• Promise
• Passion
• Becoming
• Chastity
• Innocence
• Fertility
• Cleansing
• Motherhood
• Remembrance
• Transitioning

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