The frog is an animal that lives part of its life in water and part in the soil, which is why it is called amphibian, from the Greek amphi= both and bio= life, i.e. both lives or both media. Thanks to this characteristic, its image is very much associated with the transformationThey go through many changes during their life cycle, just as we humans do.
It is also very much associated with fertility and abundanceIt is a very fertile animal, capable of laying many eggs at once. In Egypt there was a frog-headed goddess called Heket, linked to fertility and births, as millions of frogs were born after the Nile River floods, bringing fertility to the arid lands.
In Celtic tradition it represented powers of healing and leadershipbecause of its connection with rain and water.
In Christianity, the frog symbolizes spiritual development, resurrection and evolution.
In Chinese culture there is the Chan Chu frog, the ?lucky frog in finance? or ?prosperity frog?. It is usually represented by a bullfrog, with red eyes, three legs, and a coin in its mouth. According to feng shui, it has the power to ward off evil, protect wealth and increase income.
In Japan, the frog serves as lucky charm. In Japanese the word ?kaeru? means frog and has the same pronunciation as the verb to return. This return, according to belief, means the return of good energies, wealth and happiness.
Meaning of the Frog Tattoo:
- Warding off evil