Sanskrit, or Sanskrit language, is an ancient language of Indian and Nepali origin. Although it is currently considered a dead language, it still has great importance in the traditions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.
The most important religions of the East arose in India and all have characteristics related to karma and reincarnation, using ancient language texts as their basis.
Many people, besides the natives, like to use this language to pay homage to Indian culture, customs, and traditions. In this sense, one should have a good knowledge of the language for translation or reproduction of what one intends to tattoo. One instruction related to respecting the sacred language is not to get the tattoo in a lower body location.
Here are some popular examples of Sanskrit tattoos:
OM, spiritual sound widely used in meditation
SHANTI, peace or inner peace
OM SHANTI, combination of om and shanti
GAYATRI MANTRA, one of the most famous mantras of Hinduism, prosperity mantra
ANUUGACCHATU PRAVAHA, go with the flow
TAT PARIVARTAN BHAV, be the change you want to see
AHIMSA, do not hurt, compassion
MAN MANAYATEY, believe
VAM-SUNDARAM, truth is eternal and beautiful
AHAMASMI YODA, I am a warrior
Meaning of Tattoo in Sanskrit:
- Oriental Culture