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Unalome + Lotus flower: Unalome: this symbol means "a representation of reaching enlightenment. The path starts in the center of the spiral, and as you continue 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." Lotus flower: grows from the bottom of steams and muddy ponds to rise above the water and bloom. At night, it closes and sinks below the water, just to re

'A key Buddhist symbol is the lotus flower. It grows in the mud at the bottom of the pool, but rises above the murky water, pure and beautiful. This metaphor for spiritual enlightenment also works as a metaphor for hope and change' #tattoo #lotus #flower

Other Pinner: "I designed this tattoo as a memo to myself to rise above & rise against <3 For my inner left wrist." ...Very uplifting!

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rise above it...trying - again possible tattoo. Something to remind to rise above all of the bad shit....