Howlite stills the mind bringing calm and relaxation making it excellent for sleep or meditation. Because this stone is so calming it assists you to become truly comfortable being your true authentic self. It strengthens positive character traits, helping you overcome tendencies to be judgemental or selfish. It teaches patience and tact, helping to eliminate rage and keep you calm when faced with confrontation.
Spiritually Howlite prepares the wearer to receive wisdom and attunement from the Higher Self and the Divine. It is also used for dimensional travel.
The lotus flower is symbol of fortune in Buddhism. It grows in muddy water, rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment. It resembles the purifying of the spirit which is born into murkiness (our world). It also refers to faithfulness; those who are working to rise above the muddy waters will need to have true faith.