The unalome symbol represents the path to enlightenment in the Buddhist culture. The spirals are meant to symbolize the twists and turns in life, and the straight lines the moment one reaches enlightenment or peace and harmony. The dots at the end of the symbol represent death, or the moment we fade to nothing. There are multiple designs for unalome tattoos, or you can create your own and add your own elements, such as the lotus flower to represent new beginnings.
The Unalome is originally a Hindu symbol that graphically recalls Shiva´s third eye and it represents wisdom and the path to perfection. …
The Unalome Lotus Tattoo symbolizes overcoming adversities towards perfection.
Thus perfectly integrating the meaning of the Unalome.
Lotus Flower Meaning in Buddhism
In Buddhism, the lotus is known to be associated with purity, spiritual awakening and faithfulness. The flower is considered pure as it is able to emerge from murky waters in the morning and be perfectly clean. Therefore in common with Egyptian mythology, the lotus is seen as a sign of rebirth. But additionally, it is associated with purity. The breaking the surface every morning is also suggestive of desire, this leads to it being associated with spiritual enlightenment.
The Lotus Flower and its Meaning in Hinduism
Perhaps one of the strongest associations of the lotus flower with religion is that that is observed in Hinduism. In this religion, the lotus flower meaning is associated with beauty, fertility, prosperity, spirituality, and eternity.
Many of the gods and goddesses of Hinduism are linked to the flower. For example, the goddess of prosperity, Laxmi, is usually depicted as being seated atop a fully opened lotus flower.
Brahma, the god of creation is depicted as emerging from a lotus. That crawls from the Naval of the sustainer Lord Vishnu.