Religious Tattoo Designs

December 30th, 2009

Religious Tattoo Designs

Religious tattoo designs are the best way to convey your religious belief and strength. Religious tattooing is one of the oldest forms of tattooing that is widely accepted by various cultures and religious traditions as a divine art form. In early days, religious tattoos are used to represent identification and social ranking as well as used for spiritual purposes.

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Religious tattooing helps people to be strong in their faith through an aesthetic body art method. Christian tattoo designs are one of the most popular forms of religious tattooing. Praying hands are a famous religion tattoo design which is mostly used by followers of Christian religion. Virgin Mary is a famous feminine tattoo design that symbolized virtue and strength. Other famous Christian tattoo designs include Doves, Crosses, Jesus Christ, Angel and more.

Cross tattoo design is uses as a common symbol by many religions and cultures worldwide. It generally represents life and mortality as well as unification of heaven and earth. Some of the famous cross tattoo designs include cross with the body of Jesus, Sacred Hearts featured with cross, Gothic cross, The Egyptian cross or Ankh, Celtic cross and so on. You can read more here

Hindu tattoo designs are also famous with a variety of different Hindu religion themes. Some popular Hindu tattoo designs include colorful designs of Hindu deities such as Krishna, Vishnu, Shiva, Ganesh and Lakshmi. Buddhist tattoos are one of the modern religious tattoo designs which are also considered as a magical amulet that protect against evil spirits. Buddha image, Bodhi tree, a Lotus and a Dharma wheel are some of the famous Buddhist tattoo themes. Om tattoo designs are also famous in Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. There are also a variety of religious tattoo designs such as Jewish tattoos, Islamic tattoos, Coptic tattoos and so on.

Beyond a simple body decoration, religious tattooing refers the faith and devotion in an individual. Online tattoo galleries are best way to find unique religious tattoo designs.