Flowers are a hot pick up when it comes to get tattooed and a lotus flower tattoo design is not only charming but also significant. It is an epitome of purification and faith as it goes from murky water, blooming above the muddy water to attain enlightenment. It is one of the perfect designs to get inked because it has rich and deep meanings in Buddhism, Hinduism and ancient Egyptians. Because of its symbolic meanings, lotus tattoo has found an impeccable place in the repertoire of many tattoo artists.
You can either go for a huge and ornate lotus tattoo design on the back or a teeny-weeny lotus tattoo on the inner wrist or behind the ears. Color choices also matters when choosing the tattoo design. Lotus tattoo designs look awesome in bright bold colors like red, deep pink, black or the subtle colors as white, pale pink, mauve and blue.
The red lotus is called the Heart Lotus as it is a symbol of pure love, devotion, loyalty or passion.
The blue lotus is usually shown as partially opening bud. It stands for knowledge, wisdom, learning and mindfulness.
This is the flower of mysticism. It exemplifies devotion to the Buddhist deities.
The pink lotus holds great significance in Buddhism. It is an epitome of universal spirit of which we all are a part.
The white lotus flower is an embodiment of the 3 P’s; purity, perfection and pacification. It represents the pinnacle of achievement in Buddhism and is called as the “Flower of the Buddha”.