This water color lotus tattoo is an example of how tattoos with deep personal meanings can also look exquisite with the right design and concept. The lotus plays a major role in Indian Culture and represents rising above and blooming in spite of life’s muddy waters!
When our client walked in wanting a water color tattoo, we brain stormed a lot to come up with a custom tattoo design to accommodate the variety of factors in hand and the likes of the Client as well.
So Lotuses held a special meaning for our Client, also accompanied by the fact that she was an accomplished Classical Dancer, Pradeep Junior came up with this unique Water Color Lotus Tattoo design at Astron Tattoos, Bengaluru.
Here are some deets on Lotus Tattoo meanings, for you enthusiasts.
The lotus flower has many different meanings with each meaning being based on any one of a number of factors. Religion, the way the lotus is depicted (open, closed, partially open), the and the color all have unique and specific meanings. We’re going to break the meaning down in as many ways as possible for those of you who might be considering getting a lotus tattoo. That way you can know for a fact what your lotus tattoo means.
In the Hindu religion, the lotus–specifically the sacred lotus, is called the Padma. A Padma has special meaning to followers of the Hindu religion as it is associated with a number of their deities, particularly Vishnu and Brahma. The lotus in this context is used to represent divine beauty and purity, while the unfolding of its leaves represents the expanding of the soul and spiritual awakening.
Buddhism, like Hinduism, also has a strong tie to the lotus flower. Buddhist symbolism related to the lotus flower is very complex and has many layers which may be combined with one another to create complex imagery of deep meaning. Here’s how Buddhists breakdown the meaning of the lotus flower and how you can use their imagery to create a meaningful tattoo you’ll love.
For Buddhists, the lotus flower represents purity of body, mind, and spirit. In Buddhist art, the lotus is often depicted with 8 petals symbolizing the Eightfold Path, a core tenet of the Buddhist religion.