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.
New Tattoo (wrist): Unalome- path to enlightenment You go through all of the complications and hardships of life (the twists and curves of the tattoo design) and eventually come out a changed person on a clear path. I started my journey as a
unalome tattoo | Tumblr The unalome is a beautiful arcane symbol representing enlightenment. The zigzagging spirals signify the wandering we do in life and the things we go through whilst the straight path towards the top means reaching enlightenment