The humming bird, like all birds, some more and some less, symbolizes freedom, but it also has another meaning: past and future are not as important as the present is, it's important to live now, sipping the nectar of life. The lotus flower.. is a symbol of Buddhism, perfection and letting go of things that weigh you down by only letting the blissfulness of the present fill your thoughts. "Carpe Diem".
Lotus and M. Rebirth. Lotus flowers represent overcoming difficulties, a rebirth after a dark period, since lotus flowers are born in muddy waters but bloom high above them, immaculate. We stylized this lotus with[...] http://www.tattootribes.com/index.php?newlang=English&idinfo=7294