Symbolic Sun Tattoo Ideas

sun tattoo

The source of life is sun and with the sun starts everything. Wearing such a unique symbol tattoo will bring to your life positive vibes and concentrate the energy of sun. Well, at least we believe it does. If not, it can just be a cool tattoo on your body.

sun tattoo on back

Sun symbol is present in all cultures presenting all the important notions. Sun god was at the top of hierarchy Greek, Roman and Egyptian mythologies. In Greek mythology the sun god was Zeus, in Egyptian mythology three gods symbolized sun Horus, Ra and Osiris. In Japan sun symbol has very special meaning. Carrying the name of “the land of rising sun” the symbol is pictured on the national flag and is considered the most important sign. In Chinese culture the sun was believed to be the cosmic eye in the sky.

The ancient tribes like Mayans, Aztecs, Sumerians and Akkadians used the unique circle sign to symbolize the sun god. They built temples in circle shapes, with circle signs on walls and inked bodies in sun symbols to worship the god of sun. Today the tradition of inking body in sun symbol is still kept. Every tribe got its unique style of sun tattoo but all of them had circle form.

As a universal symbol sun tattoo symbolizes energy, intellect, power, vitality, life, balance, optimism, resurrection, masculinity and etc. Modern sun tattoos are so versatile that you can choose from simple circle sign to tribal sun tattoos and modern designs.

Where to get sun tattoo? The shape of the tattoo gives you a chance to place it anywhere. Small sun tattoo can be placed on finger, neck, wrist or behind ear.

sun tattoo on wrist

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on foot

sun tattoo

sun tattoo on wrist

sun tattoo on back

sun tattoo on rib

sun tattoo on shoulder

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on shoulder

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on foot

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on hand

sun tattoo on wrist

sun tattoo on wrist

sun tattoo on foot

sun tattoo on rib

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on foot

sun tattoo on arm

sun tattoo on rib