25 Remarkable Hindu Tattoos

Hindu mythology has myriad stories of bravery, love, loyalty, war, passion, success, etc. But the main message has always been the victory of good over evil. These are some superlative Hindu tattoos that you will like. Each Hindu God or Goddess is prayed to asking for a different boon. The holy trinity is revered in many different forms. Surya, the Sun God, gives life. The five elements that sustain us are because of Him. Sudarshan or Vishnu is the caretaker who protects us during our life span. Shiva is the one who determines the life span and control your health during your life time.

Hindu deities are revered even by the most modern Indian. Religion and the colorful mythological stories are read and shared even today. Gods and Goddesses are found in most Hindu homes in the form of idols and pictures. The Hindu scriptures have great stories of valor, pride, love, passion, loyalty, etc. But the main theme of these stories has always remained the victory of good over evil. Different Gods are prayed to for different boons. For example Lord Ganesha is the remover of obstacles. The three Goddesses bestow power, wealth and beauty. This is a collection of Hindu tattoos that look superlative examples of art.

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All Things Nice

This is a beautiful and colorful tattoo of the Goddess Saraswati, who is a mark of beauty, perfect speech, music and art.

All Things Nice

All Things Nice

Swastika and Lotus

The Swastika and Lotus are Hindu religious symbols for strength, beauty and wealth. This tattoo is real class.

Swastika and Lotus

Swastika and Lotus

Symbol of the Universe

The Om symbol has a profound meaning. When you say the word aloud it sounds like the Universe reverberating.

Symbol of the Universe

Symbol of the Universe

Tandav Dance of Shiva

This is when Lord Shiva performed the tandav dance. His anger unleashed 1000 warriors that destroyed evil.

Tandav Dance of Shiva

Tandav Dance of Shiva

Power and Devotion

Lord Hanuman, the symbol of power and devotion, has been designed in simple yet artistic lines in this Hindu tattoo.

Power and Devotion

Power and Devotion

Unleashed Anger

When the anger of Lord Shiva, The Destroyer, is unleashed, this is how the force would be.

Unleashed Anger

Unleashed Anger

Vishnu Avatar

This Hindu tattoo is a prayer paying homage to Narasimha or Lion Man, one of the ten Avatars of Lord Vishnu.

Vishnu Avatar

Vishnu Avatar

Giver Caretaker Destroyer

This is a beautiful tattoo combining Sun the giver, Sudarshan the caretaker, and Shiva the destroyer.

Giver Caretaker Destroyer

Giver Caretaker Destroyer

Beauty and Power

This is a fantastic and intricate Hindu tattoo depicting Goddess Durga, the symbol of beauty and power.

Beauty and Power

Beauty and Power

Most Endearing Lord

Ganesha is the most endearing God of all. He is the remover of all obstacles in the path of success.

Most Endearing Lord

Most Endearing Lord

Lord of Prosperity

Lord Ganesha looks sublime in this tattoo. This is a symbol of luck and prosperity for self and family.

Lord of Prosperity

Lord of Prosperity

Goddess of Wealth

Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, is the central figure surrounded by other Gods in this fantastic Hindu tattoo.

Goddess of Wealth

Goddess of Wealth

Devotion Personified

This artistic Hindu tattoo shows Lord Hanuman, the symbol of devotion and power.

Devotion Personified

Devotion Personified

Shakti

This is Shakti, the form of Durga depicting her power. The Hindu tattoo shows her riding on a tiger.

Shakti

Shakti

At Peace

This sublime form of Lord Shiva signifies His forgiving and generous side. He is the Lord of health and peace.

At Peace

At Peace

Baby Krishna

The baby Lord Krishna looks very lovable while he steals butter. His half-guilty look makes you want to forgive.

Baby Krishna

Baby Krishna

Artistic Ganesha

This is a modern and artistic Hindu tattoo showing the Ganesha head in a lovely design.

Artistic Ganesha

Artistic Ganesha

Durga Unleashed

This colorful tattoo shows Goddess Kali, a form of Durga when her shakti (uncontrollable power) is unleashed.

Durga Unleashed

Durga Unleashed

Benevolent Mother

Here Goddess Durga is in her giving and benevolent form. The tattoo shows her in a peaceful mood.

Benevolent Mother

Benevolent Mother

The Destroyer

This is a very artistic Hindu tattoo of Lord Shiva, the God of health, peace, and family prosperity.

The Destroyer

The Destroyer

Mother Kali

Goddess Kali is revered by Indians for her shakti (power). She is the destroyer of evil.

Mother Kali

Mother Kali

Truly Secular

This colorful Ganesha tattoo is very unusual because it there is an image of Mother Mary alongside.

Truly Secular

Truly Secular

Everlasting Love

This romantic Hindu tattoo of Krishna and Radha is a figure representing everlasting love.

Everlasting Love

Everlasting Love

Beauty at Best

This tattoo shows Goddess Saraswati at her best. She personifies beauty, art and culture.

Beauty at Best

Beauty at Best

Complete Blessings

This is a superlative tattoo showing all the Hindu male Gods and the seven Sages in one picture.

Complete Blessings

Complete Blessings

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  • http://www.satyathakur.com Satya Thakur

    Really liked the Symbol of the Universe aka OM tattoo. Thanks for sharing this collection.

  • Melroy Fernandes

    I have a full back piece of a Lord Ganesha tattoo that would be look good for this site. How can I submit ?