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
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.