8 Unique Mythology & Religious Tattoo Ideas



Inking is an experience that you cherish for a lifetime, and if you're spiritually connected with the design, well, there's nothing that can feel better. With the search of meaning in life, men who are seeking the divine often stumble upon mysterious thoughts and interesting concepts about God. Now, these concepts are often deeply connected to mythology and their interpretations of it.


Mythological tattoos have been elating the masses since forever, and 2019 is no different. If you're on the lookout for a perfect mythological tattoo, it is quite likely that you'd get a Lord Shiva tattoo or a Goddess Kali tattoo. The deep meanings and symbolism behind various Gods and Goddesses convey stories that are interconnected with emotions and situations in everyday life.

Tattoo artists are inclined towards mythology and recommend 'Mythological Tattoos' as a great tattoo idea. There are various options for placement, as these designs include both small and large style tattoos. You may consider getting a full sleeve, upper arm, back, armband, etc.


Let's walk you through some attractive mythological Indian tattoo designs for men…


Lord Shiva

Who can embody the flair and command of Lord Shiva? The sheer magnificence of the great Lord Shiva is enough for a stunning tattoo. If you're a follower of Shaivism and are in sync with the power of Shiva, you're bound to choose a tattoo that defines your devotion.


There are various Avatars of Lord Shiva, which depict different instances in the journey of life. The Nataraja Pose, Ardhanareshwar, and the Aghori Shiva are a few interesting ones that you must lookup.


The destructor of evil and the protector of the innocent - Goddess Kali is a favorite amongst ardent believers.


The sweeping look and the stunning depiction of power are the top qualities of these tattoos. Men who are looking for protection and motivation show an exceptional inclination towards these designs.

Radhe Krishna

The symbol of love and benevolence - Lord Krishna is a favorite among men who seek calmness and wisdom.


Many people strikingly resonate with phrases from the Bhagavad Gita to situations in daily life, making it an inspiration to young men.


When you think of Lord Buddha, you may see a picture painted with peace and serenity, combined with wisdom.


The sacred teachings of Buddha seem to help enlighten many young men in the modern world, you're not alone. Seekers of knowledge are bound to be amazed by Lord Buddha, and if you're one of them, you'd love these soothing Lord Buddha tattoos.

Lord Ganesha

The God of prosperity and luck - Lord Ganesha - is often inked by people who are looking for balance and a new beginning.


The elephant-headed deity is said to be worshipped before any other god in the Hindu religion, and there's an equally exuberant appeal to Ganesha tattoos. These tattoos are often coupled with mantras, or simple 'Om' that uplift the style even better.


One of the central heroes of the Ramayana epic, an ancient Hindu text, Hanuman marks one of the most glorious and righteous of Hindu heroes.

He is a symbol of devotion, not only of the heart but to learning.

A Hanuman tattoo will look beautiful, and act as spiritual talisman wherever you go.

Lord Ravana

Ravana is described as a devout follower of Shiva, a great scholar, a capable ruler and a maestro of the Veena. 

He is a Chakrawarthi king. With ten heads and twenty arms, Ravana could change into any form he wished. 

His ten heads represent his knowledge of the six Shastras and the four Vedas

Lord Arjuna

The warrior prince - Lord Arjuna - was a staunch follower of Lord Krishna. He is seen as the symbol of perseverance and righteousness.


Men inspired to follow a righteous path and keep up on the life mission must choose this tattoo.

Lord Brahma

The Creator - Lord Brahma holds an important place in Hindu mythology. Those seeking knowledge and creativity are inclined towards Lord Brahma and choose to ink themselves as a reminder to their goals.


The first in the Hindu Trinity - Lord Brahma is considered to be robust and inspiring.

Goddess Saraswati

Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and the arts is the purest of all. It is said that without her there will be only chaos and confusion. To realize her one must go beyond the pleasures of the senses and rejoice in the serenity of the spirit. Saraswati wears neither jewels or paints herself with bright colors. The white sari she adorns reflects her essential purity, her rejection of all that is base and materialistic. She transcends the cravings of the flesh and rejoices in the powers of the mind as the patron of pure wisdom. She embodies all that is pure and sublime in Nature.


If you wish to go for something spiritual and pure, this is the best Idea to get inked!

Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak, guru of the sikhism, one of the religions in India is most tattooed among the Sikhs and enthusiasts who follow his teachings from Guru Granth Sahib. 

This is a great tattoo idea when composed artistically with the Ek Kum Kar symbol or the Khanda.

Lord Jesus

Jesus Christ, known as the son of God and the saviour of mankind, is the central figure of Christian faith. 

Lord Jesus is known to be the most powerful tattoo to etch if you're a Christian or a believer of Christianity. It is believed that you can declare your strong faith and love for the Christianity religion by crafting this tattoo on your body.

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