The lotus flower. It resembles the purifying of the spirit which is born into murkiness. It also refers to faithfulness. Those who are working to rise above the muddy waters will need to be faithful followers
Loving the idea of incorporating mandalas or geometric shapes in my elephant tattoo...maybe just a mandala on my shoulder right above where I'll have my elephant heads.
Finally found out that this form of drawing has a name and it's called #zentangle - so I'm going to be liking a lot of zentangle elephants teehee