Sacred passages
about bees

“or go to the bee and learn as a worker even the work as modestly as she does it”

Β΄ Maccabees

“Hail to the land of promise, Hail to the land of honey and milk.”

Description of the land of Israel in the Hymn to the Virgin Mary

And your Lord inspired the bees:
“Make your homes in the mountains, the trees, and in what people construct,”

An-Nahl (ΤΗΕ ΒΕΑ) 16th surah of the Quran

Just as a bee, without hurting the flower,its colour or scent, gathers its nectar and escapes, so should the sage roam in the village.

Dhammapada 4:49