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Old 05-10-2013, 08:16 AM   #1
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Default Should I get this tattoo of a goddess on my back?

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Thinking of getting a tattoo. I do not have any tattoos, but after so many trails and tribulations in my life, I still feel that i'm still getting nowhere. This tattoo of the goddess would be a guardian angel to lead me to the correct path in life.

This tattoo depicts "Kuan Yin" or Goddess of Mercy, which is an asian equivalent of Mother Mary. The Goddess of Mercy represents compassion, mercifulness and peace. The lotus on her head symbolizes purity.

The turbulent waters below represents life struggles. The dragon which in western countries is usually maleovent, is benevolent in asian countries. The dragon represents courage, strength and vitality.

The Goddess seemingly floating above the water shows that one would always come ahead of life's struggles if one presevere. The hand symbol she is showing is a "Shuni Mudra", which means patience/preseverance.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:20 AM   #2
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Default Re: Should I get this tattoo of a goddess on my back?

At least you know what it means, and have some reasoning. Its all personal, if you think it/she represents you well, do it.

While judging picture as an art or judging its beauty , I am not a fan of it, but nothing bad.
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:20 AM   #3
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Yolo
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:22 AM   #4
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if it makes you happy.
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:25 AM   #5
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Broken link M'efr
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:27 AM   #6
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I would never get a tattoo, but at least yours would have some meaning and not some idiotic tribal arm band tat
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:28 AM   #7
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Default Re: Should I get this tattoo of a goddess on my back?

Why would you want someone on the internet to tell to whether or not you should get a tattoo ? You need to know that yourself...
picture looks nice tho
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:08 AM   #8
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Default Re: Should I get this tattoo of a goddess on my back?

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Yolo



that's the motto, niggga

taking YOLO to another extreme, this bitch got her boyfriend's name tatted on her face!

giving up on life right there son

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Old 05-12-2013, 03:19 AM   #9
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Default Re: Should I get this tattoo of a goddess on my back?

Get a tatto of a butt and put it on your butt. That would be cool.
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:46 AM   #10
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Get a tatto of a butt and put it on your butt. That would be cool.
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:42 AM   #11
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http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs71/i/20...y_Tattoo_J.jpg

Thinking of getting a tattoo. I do not have any tattoos, but after so many trails and tribulations in my life, I still feel that i'm still getting nowhere. This tattoo of the goddess would be a guardian angel to lead me to the correct path in life.

This tattoo depicts "Kuan Yin" or Goddess of Mercy, which is an asian equivalent of Mother Mary. The Goddess of Mercy represents compassion, mercifulness and peace. The lotus on her head symbolizes purity.

The turbulent waters below represents life struggles. The dragon which in western countries is usually maleovent, is benevolent in asian countries. The dragon represents courage, strength and vitality.

The Goddess seemingly floating above the water shows that one would always come ahead of life's struggles if one presevere. The hand symbol she is showing is a "Shuni Mudra", which means patience/preseverance.


looks good. that would be a major tatt as a first tho lol
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:30 PM   #12
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Default Re: Should I get this tattoo of a goddess on my back?

As a first tat that shit has some major details and shit. You should try something smaller first to get the feel.
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:48 PM   #13
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Default Re: Should I get this tattoo of a goddess on my back?

Not going to tell the OP to get on or not to get one but personally I wouldn't get a tattoo.

Granted, he has a good reason for it but you don't need a tattoo of a goddess to look over you like an angel if you are disciplined yourself.
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:52 PM   #14
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As a first tat that shit has some major details and shit. You should try something smaller first to get the feel.

This is what I was thinking too. That's a HUGE tattoo to start with. And backs (especially along the spine) are pretty painful. It looks good though. When I saw "this goddess" I thought it was gonna be a link to a pic of like Kate Upton or something
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:55 PM   #15
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