Buddha Tattoos

Buddha is the term commonly used to refer to Siddhartha Gautama, the famous founder of Buddhism. Buddha tattoo designs are very popular among followers.

In Buddhism a Buddha is any being that has come to be fully enlightened, finally surpassing human emotional states such as anger, greed and ignorance. Having achieved this higher consciousness, has achieved complete liberation from suffering, a state known as Nirvana.

Nirvana is a state of being that is devoid of passions (and lust) as lust or anger, therefore, is a state of great inner peace and happiness. The Nirvana represents the pure consciousness of a fully enlightened being. Through achieving enlightenment comes wisdom.

The path to enlightenment comes from the study of the four noble truths, which are the fundamental Buddhist teachings about the nature of human suffering. Suffering, as derived from the Sanskrit term, encompassing a number of terms in English, pain, suffering, sorrow, pain, dissatisfaction, discomfort, anguish, stress, misery, and aversion. Buddha literally means "awakened" or "one who has become conscious."

Buddha tattoo symbolism can be represented in several ways, literally, as the Buddha statues with which we are all familiar, and also by a lion, a begging bowl, a stupa, an empty throne, the Bodhi tree (the tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment), the footprints of the Buddha, or a wheel of eight spokes (wheel of Dharma, "Dharmacakra" symbol of the Buddhist doctrine) that is sometimes represented with a deer on each side.

Buddha Tattoo Designs

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