There are many reasons why people get tattoos. It is very unlikely to have to see someone who wants a tattoo just for fancy. Tattoos often represent a symbol that draws strength from a religious belief or faith tradition. They often speak to the person in a particular way. The eye tattoo is one of these symbols that many people are fond of. Before picking an eye symbol for a tattoo design, it is important to understand what the eye symbolizes in different cultures and faith traditions.
Generally, the eye can the considered as the window of the soul. When someone looks at you, you would like to look into that person’s eyes. They can tell a lot of what is hidden within, hence the expression “eye contact”. Although the eye can play an important role in communication and interpersonal relationships, it does has great significance when it comes to symbolism.
The eye in the top triangle of the pyramid is symbolic of the spiritual sight, inner visions and the ability to penetrate hidden mysteries. It is commonly associated with the Egyptian religious tradition. It is the eye of the all-seeing God. There is also the Eye of providence which represents the All-Seeing, Benevolent eye of God. It is always enclosed in a triangle and surrounded with rays of light. This image can be traced back to the Eye of Horus or the Eye of Ra in Egyptian mythology. In Oriental religious tradition, the Eye has a special significance. Buddha is often referred to as the Eye. In Freemasonry, the Eye is considered as the Great Architect. It is used as a symbol of the great power that sees all the intentions and deeds of the mason.
The eye can speak a lot of one’s philosophy and religious tradition. It is important to understand the different believes and symbols associated with the eye when choosing it for a tattoo. The eye tattoo is not only meaningful but beautiful. This will depend on the size and the design. The area of the body where the tattoo is put is important. An eye tattoo on the forehead can be grotesque and audacious. It doesn’t just fit given that it will be seated between two natural eyes. However, when placed in a place like the upper part of the arm, the tuque, the chest or the back, it can can be very beautiful to look at.[Gallery not found]