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.
This tattoo is an add on to one Rico did back in December "14. The top one is the Buddhist symbol for Om which loosely translates to the evolution of your mind, body and soul and the bottom one, the new one, is a Buddhist Unalome which represents the path you take to find peace, wisdom and enlightenment.
Various Unalome Spiritual Symbols. In Buddhism they are the visual image of reaching enlightenment. The path starts at the center of the spiral, the other spirals represent the struggles in life one has, while the straight line at the top means that they have finally found harmony.