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In Japanese culture, is the lily associated only with sexual purity or just purity in general?

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I read somewhere that lilies, mainly white ones refer to purity in a japanese context and can be used for that in like flower meaning and I was wonder, is this referring to sexual purity or purity in general. I was writing a short story and wanted to know which it represented
 

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Is there a huge difference between "purity" and "sexual purity"? I mean, doesn't the former imply the latter?
 
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I've only heard oniyuri or yamayuri. I believe white is the most common, anyway.
Thnx. Speaking of white lilies, I read these here:
白百合の花言葉とその意味や由来・怖い意味の花言葉
白百合の怖い花言葉の意味とは?種類・色別の花言葉の意味をご紹介!
白百合の花言葉8つ・怖い花言葉|原産地/季節/種類9つ - 雑学を知るならCutee

and are these sites saying white lilies are associated with just chastity/sexual purity or just purity in general?
 
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Any response to my answer above in post #2?
Purity is purity. Purity of thought, spirit, mind, soul, action, intention. "Purity" isn't used exclusively (or even primarily) as a synonym of chastity or virginity, but it may have that connotation.
 
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