50 Spiritual Tattoos To Unlock Your Chakras

by John Griffith

Do you consider yourself to be a spiritual person? Do you enjoy yoga, meditation and self-care? If that is the case then you definitely need to express yourself. Tattoos are a great way to do just that. For any spiritual person, there are a few symbols with deeper meanings, which can be turned into beautiful body art. Which is exactly why, today, we are going to look at some of these symbols. What’s more, we are going to explore their meanings and symbolism. And, to top it all off, we have gathered an amazing photo gallery of 50 spiritual tattoos, which you can take inspiration from. So, keep reading to find the symbols which fit your life the best and book your appointment with your tattoo parlour.

These spiritual tattoos will open your chakras

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What are spiritual symbols?

Spiritual symbols are symbols with special meaning, which represent a specific thing. Some of those symbols are widely popular and everyone knows their meaning. Others may not be as popular, but can be easily recognised by anyone interested in the spiritual. It is important to note, however, that each of them carries a certain energy. And if you believe in some sort of a higher power having a special tattoo with a deeper meaning can be a big deal. So, keep reading to find out which are the most popular symbols and the meanings behind them.

For any person a spiritual tattoo carries a deeper meaning

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What is the most powerful symbol?

The Hamsa Hand is one of the most powerful and popular symbols out there. It represents a palm shaped amulet with an eye in the middle. It is popular amongst many cultures and religions and is believed to ward off evil spirits and thoughts. Furthermore, it is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to keep the negative influences out of their live and body.

Keep your mind, soul and body positive with a Hamsa hand tattoo

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Spiritual tattoos containing a cross

The cross is the sign of Jesus. Anyone who is religious would love to have this tattoo. It signifies the belief in a higher power as well as the feeling of protection. For some people it can also signify that you can rise up and above everything.

Religious tattoos

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Lotus flower

The lotus flower is very beautiful. What’s more, it has so many spiritual meanings. First of all, it is a symbol of enlightenment. After all, the lotus flower grows in the swampiest places. Such beauty can grow in the worst places. For the tattoo wearer this could signify that they were able to live through a tough time, which in turn made them grow even more.

Lotus – the flower of enlightenment

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Buddha tattoo

A Buddha tattoo symbolizes love and devotion to the Buddhist practices. They teach peacefulness, mindfulness and serenity. What’s more, if you are someone who doesn’t believe in the material things and appreciates nature, then a Buddha tattoo can be perfect for you!

Buddha teaches peacefulness and serenity

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Spiritual tattoos with Om symbol

Om is the sound believed to be the sound of creation. Nowadays it is often used as a mantra in yoga classes. However, it carries a lot more energy and significance than people even think. It is believed to be a sound, which transports the person into a state of full serenity and meditation. That is exactly why, as a tattoo, it can be a reminder that you need to take a deep breath every once in a while and you will make it through even the hardest situations.

The Om sound is believed to be the sound of creation

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The seven chakras

It is believed that there are seven circles of energy, which align down the spine. Each of these circles unlocks different types of energy in our bodies. These circles are called chakras and are very important. What’s more, there are different teachings on how to unlock your chakras, but having a tattoo of them might even help. You can see in the chart below exactly what each symbol symbolizes.

These are the seven chakras

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And this tattoo is a perfect representation of them

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Mandala spiritual tattoos

Mandalas come in many shapes and forms. Each of them, however, can be recognised by its symmetrical lines. Although you can represent different images if they are done in mandala they will be set apart by circular and geometrical lines. Mandalas represent the balance of life. Which is why a mandala tattoo can bring balance into your life, as well.

Mandalas can be mixed with other spiritual symbols

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Tree of life tattoos

The tree of life tattoos have many different meanings. Its most popular ones are wisdom, strength and eternity. Anyone who chooses a tree of life tattoo is someone who is deeply rooted and is ready to whitstand any storm.

Beautiful tree of life tattoo

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Evil eye tattoo

It is believed that the evil eye protects from evil spirits and bad luck. What’s more, it is a sort of an amulet against nay-sayers or people who think ill of you. So, if you want to protect yourself from any “evil eyes”, then this tattoo is perfect for you!

Evil eye tattoo protects against evil spirits

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Ganesha tattoo

Ganesha is one of the Hindu deities. He can be easily recognised by his elephant head. He is a patron of the arts and sciences. Therefore, having a Ganesha tattoo means you value intellect and wisdom.

Choose a Ganesha tattoo which represents wisdom and intellect

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Here’s more tattoo symbols with deep meanings

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Geometric spiritual tattoos

Another version of spiritual tattoos comes in the shape of sacred geometry. It represents geometric symbols each with a different meaning. Below you can find a chart with the most popular symbols and their deeper meanings.

Sacred geometry tattoos

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Photo gallery of even more tattoo ideas with meanings

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Meaningful tattoos for women

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Tattoos with deep meaning

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Gorgeous meaningful tattoo ideas for women

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Teach peace – beautiful and important message related through a tattoo

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Showcase your religious beliefs with a tattoo with a bible verse and a cross

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John Griffith

John Griffith is a young, passionate journalist. Writing has been John’s hobby ever since he was a boy. He has worked in some of the UK’s most successful news portals over the course of his professional career but found his forever home at Archzine.