The fruit is called Markisa in Malaysia. To some Chinese the fruit is called Bai Sen or "100 winnings" It is sometimes just called Siang Guo or Sweet Fruit.
In English it is called Passion Fruit.There is a lot of symbolism attached to this fruit from the Catholic point of you. However many have forgotten the symbolism or many of us never knew the stories attached to the fruit.
In the 16th century Roman Catholic priests said that some parts of the flower reminded them of the passion, suffering and death of Jesus Christ.
Look carefully at the picture, and you might be able to follow his explanation.
|The Sarawak Wild Mini Passion flower|
To all my Christian friends...Happy Easter. May the suffering of Jesus 2000 years ago help you to renew your faith in Everlasting Life.
God keeps his promises.