If you’re looking for unique and beautiful tree tattoo, then go for Bodhi tree ink. Bodhi tree tattoo designs are one of the most popular religious and spiritual tattoo symbols, Bodhi tree or fig tree is the most sacred and famous tattoo in the Buddhism.
The sacred fig tree was believed to be a very ancient and large tree located in India’s Bodh Gaya, in Bihar’s capital, Patna. It is believed that the Buddha, who was the Prince, gained enlightenment after searching it for many years. He left his home, wife and children and went in search for the answers of the questions that continuously plagued his mind.
Frustrated with lack of success in his search for truth, he sat beneath a tree in complete silence, seven days later his mind awakens with enlightenment. Thus, the Prince became the Buddha, the enlightened one, and the fig tree became the Bodhi tree, the tree of enlightenment.
The Bodhi tree represents the number of symbols in Buddhism, it is related to joy, hope and calmness. Bodhi tree is also symbolizes enlightenment and the potential that you have in you. Bodhi tree tattoos are not only motivational tattoos, but they are also religious and spiritual tattoos.
Many believers of the other religion also get this tattoo as Bodhi tree is a symbol of peace and love. Many people choose Bodhi tree tattoo as they believe in the truth of life, that a person need to overcome all the obstacles and sufferings in his path to enter the ultimate peace of mind and nirvana. Bodhi tree tattoos are synonym of divinity and spirituality.
With tattoo lovers all around the world constantly looking for new design of tattoos, Bodhi tree is believed to be one of the most sought out religious tattoo of all the time. Due to its uniqueness in both meaning and nature, Bodhi tree tattoo is considered as the symbol of peace and many vegan also love this tattoo as Buddhism teaches love and care of every living thing.
Bodhi tree tattoo designs are somewhat simple tattoos. They rarely required any other details and symbols to make them more meaningful. They are complete in their own meaning and way. Bodhi tree tattoo ideas sometimes show Buddha sitting beneath the tree.
Bodhi tree tattoos are usually large and detailed and are done on back, chest or shoulder. But sometimes due to wearer preference, they’re done on small scale usually on back of the neck or shoulder blade. If you want your tattoo to look more prominent then you can get a Bodhi tree tattoo on your wrist, arm or foot. Mandala design around Bodhi tree tattoo with or with out feathers is also one impressive Bodhi tree tattoo designs.
Now, if you’ve decided the design and placement of your tattoo, then look at the next step, i.e. the ink. Tattoos are popular in every ink, ranging from black and white to colorful tattoo, every single one of them is appealing. But the most popular ink are black and white ink or simply just black ink.
Black ink is old-fashioned but beautiful, it is conventional and attractive. If you’re unsure about black ink then you can choose colorful tattoo or you can simply get Bodhi tree tattoo with green leaves. It’s colorful but not too colorful and also has old-fashioned black ink but is still attractive.
Bodhi tree tattoos are considered as sacred tattoos and must be tattooed after great deal of thought and selection of designs as these tattoos are not only for the beauty and charm as most tattoos are, but they symbolizes one’s beliefs. If you’re still unsatisfied with your design then look through the following tattoo designs list: