Lion tattoo is very versatile type of tattoo and worn by men and women both. It is very popular tattoo choice all over the world and one of the most accepted animal tattoos among people. Lion tattoos are very rich in meanings and most importantly a symbol of courage and strength. It usually looks great if well designed with a great detail and that’s the cause because most of the lion tattoos are very large in size. Many variations can be made with this topic such as full body of the lion can be portrayed or only the head can be portrayed. Even in some cases it is portrayed with a crown.
We all know that lion is known as the king of animals. And probably that’s the reason; lion tattoos are so much popular animals tattoo among the people of whole world. Lion as an animal has very strong characteristics and a lot of meanings as a symbol. They are very powerful and giant in size. They are also known to be very intelligent member of the animal kingdom. Again, lion is the most feared animal all over the world and also one of the top predators.
This ancient animal is also associated with many old traditions and cultures which we can estimate by the portraits of lion in ancient astrology, mythology, cultures etc. Again in few old civilization, the kings owned lions as their pet. It was a symbol of power and strength at that time. Lions has also proved them the best in various cultural activities such as circus, movies etc. Yes amazingly when we talk about this, we can remember ‘Born Free’ a classic movie. Again lion is a very important symbol among the Christians and Islam. It is said that lion is associated with sun. Lion is also very significant to the Chinese peoples, as they represent it as a symbol of good luck and power.
Lion symbol is also popular due to its direct association with astrology. The Zodiac Sign ‘Leo’ represents lion as its symbol. It is probably the 5th symbol in the zodiac and anyone born between July 23- August 22 is considered to be a Leo. The people born with Leo are normally very good hearted and highly energetic. So after all these things there shouldn’t be any confusion that lion is one of the most accepted symbol among the humans of all races and religions. Lion tattoos have lot of symbolic meanings although and people use it in various angles of meanings. Some of the meanings we can mention her in this article but actually there are lots of meanings you can find all over.
Part from all these meanings, lions also has thousands of meanings and that’s the cause why people choose lion tattoos as their tattoo symbol. There are varieties of designs by which you can go through in a lion tattoo. There are various types of Celtic lion tattoo designs and tribal lion tattoo designs. So you should take some time to het final with your own tattoo design. Lot of scopes for applying creativity makes a lion tattoo very versatile and attractive. But be sure that you are quiet happy with your finalized design. You can also consult with various professional tattoo artists and take their opinions. But it is always recommended to make a thorough research about the subject you are going to take for your tattoo. And lastly if you think that lion tattoo is not suiting you, go for some other attractive tattoo designs in this blog.