An important symbol in many religions around the world, the lotus flower has become to symbolize many things – most often purity and divine beauty. The incomparable beauty of the flower stands in stark contrast to its humble beginnings, where a small bud rises from the bottom of the muddy water and blossoms into one of nature’s most beautiful flowers.
This time we will spare you the usual lengthy introduction and go straight to the tattoos. Below is an amazing collection of some of the most mesmerizing lotus flower tattoos you’ll surely enjoy. Let’s start!
This holy lotus flower.
The sacred lotus is distinguished by its light pink petals and the yellow center. This particular lotus species is native to Asia and by far the best known. The sacred lotus is the national flower of Vietnam and India. It is used regularly in Chinese medicine and in the kitchen. (Photo: Melina Casteletto)
These shades of purple.
This sublime forearm work.
This beautiful back part.
This dotwork design features dangling chains and soft watercolor accents. (Photo: Paulinho)
This adorable watercolor work.
Watercolor red and blue fill this slightly sketched lotus flower tattoo. We’re not quite sure what the text spells, but it sure looks cool. (Photo: G. NO)
This wonderfully shaded lotus flower tattoo.
This black and gray ink is one of our favorites. Slightly contrasting color gradients provide a soothing work of art. (Photo: Georgia Gray)
This decorative lotus flower.
Here’s another dangling design with paisley petals adorned with an amazing array of dotwork patterns. (Photo: Rachelle Downs)
This sketch-like back shoulder works.
Sketching works always remind us of the landscape that the renderings of an architect fill out, if they were still done by hand. (Photo: Nick Hart )
This mystical lotus flower.
This dripping watercolor work.
Turquoise circles and a small linework decorate this dichtbogige lotus flower. (Photo: Yanina Viland)
This dangling piece.
We wish we had a photo of the back of this thigh, but now we just have to speculate. Is this design completely wrapped around the thigh? We think so. (Photo: Sasha Masiuk)