Unalome: A Buddhist symbol for the journey to enlightenment. unalome tattoo "You start out without a direction (the spiral at the bottom), trying to figure out which way is up. Once you find your path, the rest of life is lived out with a series of ups and downs (the loops) until eventually you fade to nothing (the dots at the end)."

Unalome: A Buddhist symbol for the journey to enlightenment. unalome tattoo "You start out without a direction (the spiral at the bottom), trying to figure out which way is up. Once you find your path, the rest of life is lived out with a series of ups and downs (the loops) until eventually you fade to nothing (the dots at the end)."

The lotus in Buddhism is a symbol for prosperity as they literally rise above the muck and blossom | See more about lotus flower tattoos, lotus tattoo and lotus flowers.

The lotus in Buddhism is a symbol for prosperity as they literally rise above the muck and blossom | See more about lotus flower tattoos, lotus tattoo and lotus flowers.

"In Buddhism, they are the visual image of reaching enlightnment. The spiral means our struggle with life, while the straight line shows that we have finally found harmony. Unalome are the "crowns" of the Arahants, the enlightened saints. This is a very powerful symbol of spiritual and personal quest." #unalome #unalometattoo #tattoo #buddhism #girlswithtats

"In Buddhism, they are the visual image of reaching enlightnment. The spiral means our struggle with life, while the straight line shows that we have finally found harmony. Unalome are the "crowns" of the Arahants, the enlightened saints. This is a very powerful symbol of spiritual and personal quest." #unalome #unalometattoo #tattoo #buddhism #girlswithtats

ensō (circle) is a sacred symbol in Zen Buddhism that means enlightenment~an open ensō symbolizes an on going journey My first tattoo!

ensō (circle) is a sacred symbol in Zen Buddhism that means enlightenment~an open ensō symbolizes an on going journey My first tattoo!

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