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Painted all day today, then was finally able to take a little break. So I picked up a pen and drew, and came out with a flash sheet of these little things. The symbol is an 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. They are…

Energy centers: the Chakras

Chakra is a Sanskrit word, and etymologically means “wheel“; in fact, when a Chakra is in balance, it turns on itself in a clockwise direction. Indian poetry compares them with lotus flowers; each Chakra has a specific number of petals, which corresponds to the number of physical sub-plexuses that make up each major nerve plexus.

The Eight Auspicious Signs are very meaningful symbols of Buddhism, revealing our progress along the Buddhist path to enlightenment. They are also believed to bring blessings for people who include these in paintings, textiles, homes, and wherever else po

Unalome- 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 the straight path to enlightenment without any wavering behavior that the Arahants have accomplished. The weavering ovals are human desires or things that distract us such as material wealth or other attachments and as the ovals decrease moving toward a straight line pointing upwards signifies the path to enlightenment or…

My most recent tattoo. Buddhist "hum" symbol; cleanses of evil to help on the path to enlightenment Thinking this can be on my side down rib cage.

Unalome + lotus Flower// The journey to enlightenment and the opportunity of new

Unalome + lotus Flower// The journey to enlightenment and the opportunity of new...