- Lokta, botanically known as Daphne Bhoula or Daphne papyracea, is an indigenous plant of Nepal. It is found at an altitude of 6500 feet to 9500 feet from sea level. The bark of the Lokta is used as raw materials to make for ages. Lokta plant is harvested by cutting its stem at ground level without destroying the main root. Lokta regenerates naturally and normally takes 2 to 3 years. Hence, there is no adverse effect on the forest ecology.
- In Buddhism, the endless knot (Skt. shrivatsa; Tib. deal be’u) is a closed, graphic ornament composed of right-angled, intertwined lines. It overlaps without a beginning or an end, symbolizing the Buddha’s endless wisdom and compassion. It indicates continuity as the underlying reality of existence.