“Mind of the flower is the deed, that honey in the heart is our creed”

by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

Valentine’s Day, February 14th-Humanity’s day to love, inspire and cherish life. A day to reinforce that everyone “wants the mind of the flower is the deed, that honey in the heart is our creed”
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“Who, being loved, is poor? "~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish Playwright”

Happy Valentine’s Day.

And here are a variety flowers, from many parts of Sri Lanka, speaking the language of love wherever they are, every day:

Purple Lilly in a pond in Waikkal-North Western Province

Temple flowers in water at the entrance of Lake View Hotel in Moratuwa

Multi petal red shoe flower in Stanley road, Jaffna

Pink shoe flower and bud in Uswetakiyawa

Lotus flowers for worshipping at Sri Venkadeswara Maha Vishnu temple in Nedimala-Dehiwala

In Jaffna-Ponnuchi, Flower used in offerings to god, garland making

Flower pond with Neelambari at Sri Ponnambalawaneswarar Devasthanam in Colombo 13

Flower offerings on a full moon day at the Jaya Sri maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura

Pomegranate flower in Puttlam

White lily in Vakarai

This flower is called Sivalingam or Nagalingam in Tamil. It’s believed that the flower looks like a Sivalingam in the middle, while some believe it looks like a Nagalingam (Cobra). It is offered specially for Lord Siva

A variety of shoe flower [Hibiscus rosa-sinensis] in Habarana. This particular shoe flower hangs down from the tree.

Dark Pink single petal shoe flower in Kanagambigaikulam in Kilinochchi

Variety of flowers kept in water at Ranweli Hotel in Waikkal

A bunch of baby roses in St. Clairs

Yellow rose in St.Clairs

Red Rose, in Ramboda


  1. Felix wijeyesinghe says:

    some wonderful photography, I like photography, and use a canon D40 digital SLR. and I like pictures of land scape and nature. thanks for sharing

  2. rodney fernando says:

    I allways appreciate Dushi’s creative photos.

  3. mkmrasmy says:

    i wish you all the best, i like this

  4. m says:

    beautiful flowers