Marriage symbols tattoos - Tattoowise
Tattoo by Mate, Shadow tattoo studio, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Taken straight from the Transformers movie posters at the movie theater because I felt like having a hi resolution close up of these symbols.
BTW, can anyone please tell me what these mean, that is if they have a meaning.
Lhi is a ritual where young girls undergo a symbolic marriage with a bel (byah) fruit, the symbol of lord Vishnu. This ceremony, celebrated between the age of 5-11 , is done to prevent widowhood. As they are married to immortal lord, the Newar girls never become widow. See more: www.geocities.com/newanepal/rituals.html#ihi
In traditional Indian wedding there are several rituals and each has its own significance Wedding is treated as the union of spirit and soul. Hindu marriage comprises several meaningful rituals. Each such marriage ritual has varying degrees of significance. The most important of them all is the “Seven Steps " which the couple takes together after tying the Mangalsutra (sacred thread). Every step is taken invoking the Gods to shower their blessings on the couple.
We went to a wedding over the weekend. Before the bride and groom saw each other (they were separated by a curtain), the future mothers-in-law washed the feet of the bride and groom
Indian bride carrying some precious possessions as a tradition during her wedding
This is don't look back and be blue from the Curd series. A blue version of Don't look back. Can be appriciated at any angle. My doodles work the mind to see the true image. Prints via post or email for $10 - paypal firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's been ages since I have done intricate work - this is my first attempt at intricate work since I did the 'mother of the bride' piece some years ago. Henna design is a combo of Asha Savla and Navneet Design.