The symbol is a unalome, a representation of the journey to reach enlightenment. The path starts in the centre of the spiral, and as you continue up or down this path you are wandering, becoming more conscious of your surroundings. When you reach the top of the symbol (the straight line), you have reached enlightenment. Everyone's path is full of twists and turns, life isn't just one straight line ✨#unalome #unalometattoo
Various Unalome Spiritual Symbols. In Buddhism they are the visual image of reaching enlightenment. The path starts at the center of the spiral, the other spirals represent the struggles in life one has, while the straight line at the top means that they have finally found harmony.