Unalome: A Buddhist symbol for the journey to enlightenment. unalome tattoo "You start out without a direction (the spiral at the bottom), trying to figure out which way is up. Once you find your path, the rest of life is lived out with a series of ups an
My Unalome tattoo. This symbol is 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.