The pomegranate fruit is originated from Iran and northern India, yet it is said that Iran is the largest exporter in the world, it is know as ” Anar”. Although here in California ], because of a similar climate, the pomegranate bushes are seen all around.
Once this fruit is opened up, it shows it’s real beauty, the kernels appear like jewels.
The red seeds are placed like in a cone, similar to a honey cone
The Iranian tradition celebrates Yalda, on the longest and darkest night of the year, it’s a winter solstice celebration. Pomegranates are one of the significant fruits of this tradition.
As the red color symbolizes the dawn and glow of life.
The Plumeria , is a tropical flower growing as a tree. The name stems from a French botanist Charles Plumier, but it’s scientific name is Frangipani…
The blooms contain five waxy petals , often in different colors , the center of the eye is often yellow..
Capturing it through my lens in my little sanctuary flower bed , I experienced the Plumeria as a very sensual flower. Because of its very edges and it’s captivate fragrance
The Plumeria symbolizes different meanings in different cultures … like in Hindu culture it presents dedication and devotion.. In the Hawaiin culture it stands for positivity … In Buddhism it symbolizes immortality