Marjan Safai
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My first tattoo! The om symbol, written in Sanskrit, has an amazing meaning. It represents the 4 divine states of the universe: Metta (loving kindness), Karuna (compassion), Mudita (sympathetic joy) and Upekkha (equanimity). Each part of the symbol stands for a different state of consciousness, and represents being fully aware of yourself and everything around you and keeping an infinitely open mind.

My first tattoo! The om symbol, written in Sanskrit, has an amazing meaning. It represents the 4 divine states of the universe: Metta (loving kindness), Karuna (compassion), Mudita (sympathetic joy) and Upekkha (equanimity). Each part of the symbol stands

When one gains true knowledge, there is no split between knower and known: one becomes knowledge/consciousness itself. In essence, Om is the signifier of the ultimate truth that all is one.:

When one gains true knowledge, there is no split between knower and known: one becomes knowledge/consciousness itself. In essence, Om is the signifier of the ultimate truth that all is one.

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. When you reach the top of the symbol (the straight line), you have reached enlightenment. Everyone's path is full of twists and turns, life isn't just one straight line #unalome #unalometattoo

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.