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. Unalome are the
Spine tattoo idea ::: A lotus to represent a new beginning, or a hard time in life that has been overcome and the symbol "Hum" from the Buddhist mantra to stand for love, kindness and protection.this symbol is also said to purify hatred and anger.
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.