Symbolic Elephant Tattoo Ideas

elephant tattoo on neck

India is one of the oldest cultures with the richest history. It has brought to our modern culture some really important values and symbols that we so much appreciate. Indian culture has many symbols with historical background and meaning and most of them have become inspirational images for tattoo artists. One of such unique tattoo inspired from Indian culture is elephant that has very special role for Indians.

elephant tattoo on back

Elephant is present in Indian mythology, legends and tales. Big white elephant Airavata was sacred and Indians believed that Airavata held the Earth on its back. White elephant tattoo symbolizes fertility.

Another sacred elephant is the god Ganesha with the head of elephant, human body and four arms. Ganesha is the god of prosperity, knowledge and good luck. Ganesha is pictured in large scales and bright colors for deeper impact.

Regardless of the color and style of elephant tattoo it will symbolize power and strength. In fact, elephant is one of the strongest elephants in animal world. elephant symbolizes wisdom and patience, intelligence and dignity. It is a unique symbol of family, motherhood, love and devotion.

Modern elephant tattoos are pictured in the most magnificent ways. For women elephant tattoo inked in Mandala patterns is the most popular style. Similar elephant tattoo look smashing on back and neck. Smaller elephant will look cute on wrist, arm and foot. And at last, you can place elephant tattoo wherever you feel it will look cool.

elephant tattoo on back

elephant tattoo on shoulder

elephant tattoo on arm

elephant tattoo on wirst

elephant tattoo on wirst

elephant tattoo on wirst

elephant tattoo on wirst

elephant tattoo on arm

elephant tattoo on rib

elephant tattoo on arm

elephant tattoo on back

elephant tattoo on finger

elephant tattoo on shoulder

elephant tattoo on arm

elephant tattoo on arm

elephant tattoo on back

elephant tattoo on rib

elephant tattoo on back

elephant tattoo on arm

elephant tattoo on foot