Peacock Feather with Flute Tattoo

Peacock Feather with Flute Tattoo

Feathers are generally a very beautiful and gentle tattoo designs. Lots of girls and guys choose peacock feather simply because it is more beautiful than other feathers, while only a small number associates the feather to the meaning of peacock tattoos.

Feathers symbolize creativity, spiritual evaluation, and rebirth. Most common places for a peacock feather are ribs, scapulas or a side of the lower back. Peacock feather should, by all means, be done in full color – it is the colors that make it so beautiful.

Within the design of the peacock feather is what appears to be an eye, and that is part of the reason the peacock is also known as the bird of 100 eyes. The reference is directly related to the pattern of the eye that appears in its feathers, and these little birds are also thought to be all-seeing.

Peacock feathers, or mor pankh, are regarded as an auspicious symbol in Hindu mythology because of their association with the peacock, a beautiful bird which is also the national bird of India. You may have noticed that many people keep peacock feathers in their homes. It is believed that keeping peacock feathers at home brings good luck and prosperity into the house.

This design today is symbolic of a person who has an open mind, someone who sees the world with both their eyes open, or someone that is definitely not afraid of the challenges that lie ahead.

Peacock feather tattoo could indicate a very proud person. It could be comprehended in two ways. The person wearing it could either be very proud of herself for good reasons or simply very arrogant.

The Meaning of Ganesh

Gan means group. A universe is a group of atoms and different energies. This universe would be in chaos if there was no supreme law governing these diverse groups of entities.
The Lord of all these groups of atoms and energies is Ganesha

He is the supreme consciousness that pervades all and brings order in this universe.

lion tattoo designs

Abstract Lion Tattoo

Roaring Lion Tattoos

A roaring lion is an animal to be respected and feared. It is a symbol of Power and Authority and a sign that you aren’t a person to be taken lightly. Roaring lions are born leaders, gifted fighters, and, in a crunch, are the persons who can best guide the group out of danger. According to the tradition, a lion whelp was still-born but brought to life by the roar of his father. The whelp later went on to create and lead the tribes of Israel. The symbolism shows that the word of the Divine (represented by the roaring Lion) has the power to breathe life into weakest being (the whelp) and transform him into a force to be reckoned with. A Roaring Lion Tattoo expresses to the world that you aren’t a pushover and that a beast lies underneath the surface, primed and ready to strike.

Aside from the basic verbal symbolism of the lion, there are some deeper meanings connected to them as well.

Lion tattoos have been placed on men throughout history. Those in Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East have put great emphasis on the lion tattoo for many centuries. Lions have always been known as the king of the jungle and this status portrays great power. I think this has always been the big draw about the lion tattoo. If you think about it, the lion can also be a symbol of a religious nature. King of the Jungle – King of Kings.

Ancient Civilizations

The lion has been portrayed for many years in ancient cultures, legends, mythology, astrology, literature, movies, and much more. In a few ancient civilizations, lions were owned by kings and royalty. The lion was a symbol of power to the people of the king’s power and strength. In an interesting contrast, in Roman mythology, the lion is associated with love.

The lion was also symbolic to the Egyptians—they often portrayed two lions with their backs to one another. These statues represented balance, which was very important to the Egyptians. They would usually place these statues outside of sacred structures. The Egyptians believed in balance, such as sunrise/sunset and east/west—their lion statues represented this all-important balance.

Zen Enso Tattoo

Zen Enso Tattoo

There are two common symbols for zen enso. One is a brushstroke of a closed circle. The closed circle represents the totality of experience and life. The other is a brushstroke of a circle with one small opening. The open circle represents the imperfection found in all things and suggests to the student to stop striving for perfection and instead to allow the universe to be as it is.

The open circle is a concept that reflects closely with Japanese Zen Buddhism. The Japanese concept of wabi-sabi is that all things are perfect as they are. An analogy is a peasant’s jar, misshapen, chipped and worn through years of daily use. Although it may not be as pleasing visually as a pristine carefully crafted jar, it is said to stimulate the mind and emotions, stimulate the spirit of a person to contemplate the essence of reality. As with everything related to Zen, there is a beautiful simplicity to the traditional enso, both the open and closed versions.

The classic symbol for Zen is the enso. It is known as the circle of enlightenment.

In the sixth century, a text named the Shinhinmei refers to the way of Zen as a circle of vast space, lacking nothing, and nothing in excess. At first glance, the ancient enso zen symbol appears to be nothing more than a circle. But it’s symbolism refers to the beginning and end of all things, the circle of life, and the connectedness of existence.

It is said that in the hands of a Zen master. The power of the enso symbol for zen is released. Helping those who meditate upon it to reach a higher level of consciousness. It is used as a symbol of enlightenment. Zen masters often brush paint an enso for their student to meditate upon. The quality of the brushwork is said to reveal the depth of the master’s enlightenment.

Compass Tattoo

Compass Tattoo With Arrow

Compass Tattoo With Arrow

Compass tattoos have also represented the ideal of following one’s dreams.

It is symbolic of staying your course in life and to not give up no matter how rough things may seem.

The compass will guide you where you need to be.

While the compass tattoo isn’t the most popular of all of the motivational tattoo designs out there, the message can be pretty clear if the tattoo is done correctly.

While the compass tattoo is not normally thought of as a popular “lucky charm” tattoo, it’s not hard to see why someone might give their tattoo this meaning.

It is the type of tattoo you can look at when you have lost your way and use it to turn yourself around.

When someone gets the compass tattoo to represent luck, they will usually get additional designs around it to make the meaning a bit more clear.

Compasses give many a sense of security concerning their direction.

We trust and understand the magnetic guidance that’s provided by the compass.

Others use the compass on their body to symbolize remaining on course when faced with hardship.

The compass can also be compared with the North Star as its placement stays reliable and static.

The home can be located by a compass as well.

it’s because of this many travelers and adventurers adorn themselves with the Compass Tattoo With Arrow.

Compass tattoos can be embellished with globes and nautical stars as to adequately portray this meaning.

Widely seen as a protective ornament, the compass has for a long time been held in high esteem by many.

Military servicemen and women have used as a symbol of their loyalty and reliance to their branch in the military.

It can also be associated with being a religious symbol.

As the compass has been entrusted for centuries, it’s an ancient symbol of security and safety.

Anchors, axes, boots and seabirds can be used to symbolize a hiking or naval background.

The compass can be utilized as a bringer of luck and inspiration.

People who get lost can use it to bring themselves inspiration.

Since it is a practical tool, the compass is used as a symbol of luck like other practical tools, for example, horseshoes.

Because it’s always pointing to the north and never changes, many view it as a beacon of inspiration.

In times of urgency or need, we are always inspired by insights and epiphanies and a compass is a good example.

A compass without a direction indicator can show a broken compass.

One with a wildly spinning arrow can mean confusion or uncertainty.

One with a considerable long chain can show attachment to the associated meaning.

 A chain connected to a religious item and a compass could indicate that the person gets their direction and guidance.

A broken face plate can mean a lack of dependence on such tools. A compass that’s moldy or water filled can show age or self-reliance.

Deer Tattoo

Deer Tattoo

Deer Tattoo                                                                                                                                                                      

The Deer Tattoo is a symbol of strength in countless cultures, legends and myth throughout history and across the globe.

Same holds true with a stag tattoo sporting an awesome fan of antlers.

They’re symbolic of age (wisdom), elitism and superiority.An image of a doe is closely associated with Gentleness, Kindness, and Motherhood, while a Stag is a virile, lustful, and fertile animal.

In general, these creatures embody:Nobility,Rebirth,Benevolence and Kindness,Peace,Love,Family,Intelligence.

Meaning of the deer is associated with:The Dawn, The Moon and the direction of the East.

If you want to invoke the symbolic meaning of the deer may have most success and profound experiences while incorporating these associations.

Other symbolism of the deer design includes family, love, peace, benevolence, rebirth, intelligence and peace.

They will mostly have positive meanings and they are commonly used as inspirational symbols.

The details of the tattoo will determine what it means generally.That is, if you include other symbols that will go along with the deer design.

The deer is an important beast for Celtic culture. The Celts consider it leading troops of fairies through the forest.

Not only Celts but also Native Americans noticed high intelligence of the deer being searching for the best herbs.

They followed it to the prime herb patches and many of these herbs were very useful in medicine.

Thus, one of the meanings of the deer tattoo symbolizing its help in search of our inner treasures.

 

Map Tattoo

World Map Tattoo

World Map Tattoo

When it comes to tattoo design, map tattoo is chosen and appreciated by many people. For its unique appeal and charm as far as symbolism is concerned. A map is not only a mere outline of geographical location rather it signifies. The unity of people of the land.

Imbibed with a patriotic theme, map tattoo is ideal for anybody.

Men and women both can sport this tattoo.

While men prefer to have such design on their back, chest, and abdomen. women like to sport such a tattoo on their wrists alongside the above mentioned places.

Those who can not keep their feet in the same location for too long, certainly have a deeper connection with the world and their wandering spirit.

Some of us just never can get enough in the way of knowledge.

These folks see the world map tattoos as a reminder of all the locations in this world, that needs to be explored.

When inked with the world map, each time a new language is learned.

country is explored, or civilization is studied.

The region can be inked in a unique color that is coded to a reference key beneath the map.

Those who live on the high seas utilize maps each day.

world map tattoos remind them of the journeys of the past and ones that are still on the horizon.

The tattoo design can be split in half so one half appears on one foot, the other half on the other foot, symbolic of walking the earth one step at a time.

Some split the tattoo design between two friends, lovers, or partners, a reference to being separated.

now but some day together in the same location again.

Many have to deal with being apart from the ones they love on a daily basis and have created a unique way to keep them close at hand.