Religion is a great spiritual force that holds deep meaning for people all over the world. Men and women consider their faith an integral part of their life style and their belief can be seen manifesting itself in various forms. One very cool and stylish form is tattoos. The Buddhist tattoos also fall in this category and can be seen gracing the body parts of the followers of this religion. These tattoos are very intriguing and mystic in nature. Moreover, the process of tattooing is also equally fascinating. The monks and the believers have to undergo pain and show immense patience to get a tattoo for themselves.
The image of Buddha is a very popular tattoo. Its various forms such as the laughing Buddha also occupy a huge share of the pie called Buddhist tattoo. Mantras i.e. hymns from the religion that hold profound spiritual and religious value are also well-known as tattoos. Here we have created a collection of 30 images that will tell you more about these tattoos. They show monks and followers with the art form on their body parts. Have a look.
Sitting under the tree and meditating for peace and wisdom; the monk tattoo looks very cute and wise.
The flower and wheel look very captivating and stand for the fact that the wheel of dharma must keep moving.
The girl is fascinated by the compassionate philosophy of the Buddhist religion and this tattoo is a symbol of that same fascination.
Lovely tattoo piece created on the back that shows a lotus and cherry blossom flowers carved along with Kanji lettering.
Carved with dark ink, the back tattoo of the Buddhist monk holds secret spiritual meaning for him.
Back covered with tattoo that shows a tiger and an artistic, mystic pattern that looks quite intriguing.
Check out the nice details that cover up the tattoo of the monk, created on the chest.
Another monk with a back tattoo that must have taken a considerable amount of time as the details are very fine and neat.
Half covered in a red shawl, the tattoo created on the chest, looks very charming and catches attention with its details.
Almost whole back of this Buddhist monk has been covered with tattoos that looks very intriguing.
This monk, sitting under a tree, has got a temple design carved as tattoo on his back.
The process of getting the Buddhist tattoo is not an easy one and requires much patience and hardiness on the part of the monk to endure the pain.
Tibetan mantra for compassion, wisdom and protection created on the side of the ribs has got immense spiritual value.
Displaying different imageries; this back tattoo looks very unique and interesting due to its mysterious secretive nature.
This lovely tattoo has a prayer that wishes for the good of the wearer and always keeps him protected from evil forces.
These different tattoos etched on the back of the monk look very mysterious and spiritual.
Saying this mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum” loudly invokes the powerful benevolent attention and blessings of god.
This tattoo means good luck (karma) and also makes for an intriguing art form sample.
Exuding peace and wisdom; this portrait of Buddha has been carved in a very neat and artistic manner.
Old Buddhist monk with a tattooed face looks very interesting and his image is worth spending moments.
Symbol of prosperity and wisdom; the laughing Buddha tattoo makes for an adorable portrait.
Script tattoo etched on the back looks very nice and holds immense value for the wearer.
The founder of Buddhist religion; Lord Buddha’s portrait looks very graceful in its tattooed form.
The monks sitting in a row have got their bodies tattooed with various mystic symbols associated with the religion.
Artful back tattoo carved with red and dark ink has the popular Buddhist mantra etched in the center.
Beautiful and intriguing; this Buddha tattoo shows multiple faces of the lord and makes him look very unique.
Sacred tattoo that are very famous in Thailand sits fine on the back of this believer.
Have a look at these Buddhist monks who have got their backs tattooed with the traditional tattoo images.
Back splattered with Kanji lettering that relates to some ancient Buddhist mantra.
Mantra carved along with a lotus flower that is said to purify life and bring peace for the wearer.