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Unalome tattoos are first spiritual symbols. 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.

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"This symbol is a representation of reaching enlightenment. The path starts in the center of the spiral, and as you continue down this path you are...

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It's your choice to decide whether to drown in your troubles or to courageously survive. Because the harder the troubles the more spirited you become in the end ~The deeper the mud the more beautiful the lotus blooms~ New Beginnings. I LOVE my new tattoo ☺️ #Lotus #unalome

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Journey to Enlightenment // Unalome | Canvas Print

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Some lotus unalome work for a doll of a client! I seriously had a blast trying to incorporate the lotus into the symbol thx @cearaelise for contacting me with this request UPDATE: Will be making these a temporary tattoo pack!

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Unalome | "These spires are known as “Unalome” and represent the crown of the Arahants (Enlightened Saints), the spiral stands for the crown at the center of the scalp, and the straight line pointing upwards, representing the straight path to Enlightenment without any wavering behavior, that the Arahants have accomplished."

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