A lotus to represent a new beginning, or a hard time in life that has been overcome and the symbol Hum from the Buddhist mantra to stand for love, kindness and protection.this symbol is also said to purify hatred and anger.
Phoenix with a lotus tattoo. *(needs better lotus) Great concept tho? A lotus grows from deep mud. The deeper the mud the bigger and more beautiful the bloom. The Phoenix is reborn and risen from the ashes of his past life!