This is the fourth of my #squamish animals' symbology. The #eagle is the ruler of the sky and has the ability to transform itself. It symbolizes #grace, #power and has great #intelectual abilities. The eagle has longer been a source of artistic inspiration for traditional and contemporary Native art
A rare combination of ancient Hindu and Buddhist symbols: the solar disc, related to the deity Vishnu, the trident of Shiva, representing the unity of past, present and future, and the eightfold lotus, alluding to Enlightenment and the Path.
"Parts of Japan gave them tattoo on the criminals´ arms. Many are simple lines around the arm. On the bottom line, the third left, I can see the sign of “悪”, bad in Japanese. This was Kishu´s (紀州/now Mie and Wakayama prefecture) tattoo.