35 Inspirational Virgin Mary Tattoos

The Virgin Mary, mother of the Christ, who gave birth to him through the blessing of a holy spirit is worshiped by people across all faiths. She is a symbol of purity and motherly affection. Men and women look up to her in times of despair and sadness and she always comes forward as a source of comfort restoring faith and happiness in her believers. Virgin Mary tattoos are worn by many to feel her comforting presence on their bodies. In the olden times too seafarers got them inked on their body parts to remind themselves of their wives, beloved and mother waiting at homes.

It was also a way of remaining virtuous as the “Blessed virgin Mary” stood for chastity and purity. In the present times, things have changed and the Virgin Mary tattoos are worn by all. However, those who are religiously inclined get it tattooed in larger numbers. The tattoos consist of the pictures of Mary, mostly based on the images inscribed on walls of the churches. But the scope of creativity is not restricted considering the religious domain, the tattoo fall into. Here are some 35 Virgin Mary tattoos in different moods and presentations. If you want to get one for yourself, do have a look. It will give you some cool ideas and inspirations.

Inner Arm Virgin Mary

Face bent below and covered around with veil, Mother Mary is lost in thoughts.

Inner Arm Virgin Mary

Inner Arm Virgin Mary

Demon Virgin Mary

This one is a creative liberty sample tattoo showing a devil Mary and an evil Christ.

Demon Virgin Mary

Demon Virgin Mary

Virgin Mary Sleeve Tattoo

Folded hands below Virgin Mary’s image are symbolic of the trust her believers have in her ability to convey their prayers to the almighty.

Virgin Mary Sleeve Tattoo

Virgin Mary Sleeve Tattoo

Mary Virgin

The crowned Virgin Mary wearing a pink dress with a green veil covering her head resembles a queen.

Mary Virgin

Mary Virgen

Side Mary Tattoo

A sad and gloomy Virgin Mary painted with dark colors symbolises grief and pain.

Side Mary Tattoo

Side Mary Tattoo

Dead Virgin Mary Tattoo

Mary folding her hands and surrounded by roses on sides looks weird and fearsome.

Dead Virgin Mary Tattoo

Dead Virgin Mary Tattoo

Yet Virgin Mary

A benevolent image of Virgin Mary with a halo at the back of her face exudes kindness and love.

Yet Virgin Mary

Yet Virgin Mary

Virgin Mary Jesus Portrait Tattoo

Jesus and Mary inked together on arm symbolising the strong bond between mother and son.

Virgin Mary Jesus Portrait Tattoo

Virgin Mary Jesus Portrait Tattoo

Bloody Mary Tattoo

Virgin Mary with tears in her eyes prays for the safety of her children.

Bloody Mary Tattoo

Bloody Mary Tattoo

Tatuagem Maria Tattoo

A somber face of Mother Mary graces the arm of the believer.

Tatuagem Maria Tattoo

Tatuagem Maria Tattoo

Angel Mary Tattoo

Inked on back, Mother Mary with her angel wings symbolises protection and comfort.

Angel Mary Tattoo

Angel Mary Tattoo

Virgin Mary Tattoo

Dressed up as a nun Virgin Mary with her rosary and a bindi on forehead is lost in thoughts.

Virgin Mary Tattoo

Virgin Mary Tattoo

Hail Mary Jesus

Virgin Mary with the little Jesus in her lap looks love and care personified.

Hail Mary Jesus

Hail Mary Jesus

His Virgin Mary Tattoo

A small insignia of Mother Mary inked on neck is a modern way of flaunting religiosity.

His Virgin Mary Tattoo

His Virgin Mary Tattoo

Virgin Mary Cadillac Tattoo

Unusual, mysterious image of Mary with cracks surfacing on her face and hands.

Virgin Mary Cadillac Tattoo

Virgin Mary Cadillac Tattoo

Traditional Mary Tattoo

Come to my refuge, this is what Mother has to say to those who are in distress.

Traditional Mary Tattoo

Traditional Mary Tattoo

Holy Virgin Mary

Eyes welling up with emotions and hands folded in a prayerful pose, Mary is always thinking of her children’s welfare.

Holy Virgin Mary

Holy Virgin Marys

Arm Virgin Mary

Virgin Mary with angel wings standing atop a rose branch painted in black and white on the arm.

Arm Virgin Mary

Arm Virgin Mary

Mary Statue Tattoo

So soothing and sentimental, the child Christ gently caressing Mary’s chin is a picture that will strike every heart.

Mary Statue Tattoo

Mary Statue Tattoo

Both Hand Tattoo

Christ and Mary embossed on separate hands in similar pattern are a confirmation of the wearer’s faith in Christianity.

Both Hand Tattoo

Both Hand Tattoo

Crying Virgin Mary Tattoo

Virgin Mary shedding tear drops of blood arouses fear in the hearts of onlookers.

Crying Virgin Mary Tattoo

Crying Virgin Mary Tattoo

Cool Virgin Mary Statue

Virgin Mary statue standing on a pedestal finds place on arm in the form of tattoo.

Cool Virgin Mary Statue

Cool Virgin Mary Statue

My Cute Mary

The flamboyant girl has added a dash of modernity to the picture of Virgin Mary tattoo on her sleeve.

My Cute Mary

My Cute Mary

Virgin Mary Think

Nice tattoo inked on chest with the rosary and Mary’s image placed side by side.

Virgin Mary Think

Virgin Mary Think

Old Virgin Marry Tattoo

This colorful image of Virgin Mary with flowers looks rich and vibrant.

Old Virgin Marry Tattoo

Old Virgin Marry Tattoo

Mother Mary

Virgin Mary emerging from the flames is symbolic of the test life throws at those who strive for truth and love.

Mother Mary

Mother Mary

Muertos Tattoo

Flowers in her hair and flames in heart paint an amazing picture of contrast.

Muertos Tattoo

Muertos Tattoo

Amazing Virgin Mary

Soothing and graceful, this portrait of Mary is the ultimate source of peace and bliss.

Amazing Virgin Mary

Amazing Virgin Mary

Another Mary Tattoo

Mary in her twin braided tails and wings with stars shining above her looks like the image from a fairy tale story.

Another Mary Tattoo

Another Mary Tattoo

Belly Vagina Mary

Nice work of art and blending of images to create a colorful and bright tattoo on the belly.

Belly Vagina Mary

Belly Vagina Mary

The Dead Virgin Mary

Mary staring in anger from the tattoo carved on arm in black with roses.

The Dead Virgin Mary

The Dead Virgin Mary

Break Down In Tears

Mother Mary looks up to god to mollify the girl who is shedding tears as her grief has become unbearable.

Break Down In Tears

Break Down In Tears

The Virgin Mary

Colorful image of a somber Mary inked at the back of the knee.

The Virgin Mary

The Virgin Mary

Praying Angel Tattoo

A small, black tattoo of Mary with angel wings inked below the waist looks simple and elegant.

Praying Angel Tattoo

Praying Angel Tattoos

Nice Virgin Mary Tattoo

A full size picture of Virgin Mary inked on hand has a graceful charm.

Nice Virgin Mary Tattoo

Nice Virgin Mary Tattoo

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  • Jai

    It’s a cool idea of having the virgin Mary as a tattoo design but I don’t get the idea of making it evil as the Demon Virgin Mary shows. It’s not cool at all.