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Reader Stories: Healing Tattoos


Readers share photos of their healing tattoos along with stories about why they chose them, how they have helped heal them, or what special healing meaning they represent. Read their stories.

Aum Tat Sat

Aum is the voice of the divine mother. It symbolizes what I aspire to and wish to achieve. It reminds me of what is to come. The second tattoo represents the spiritual eye, with a white star in a sea…More

Native Spirit Tattoo

This tattoo reminds me that no matter what I face I'm never alone and will make it through the issues that end up being mere road bumps in my life. All I have to do is look at it or remember that it …More

God's Name Rising from Lotus

God's name raising from the lotus flower, which represents love and harmony. Ever since I found Reiki it has change my life for the better, so I wanted something show how I felt, and this name and sy…More

Celtic Triquetra Tattoo

The Triquetra represents Trinity (Earth, Fire, Water/Mind, Body, Spirit etc). I had planned to have this design some months previously, but after the death of my Mum I decided that it was the right t…More

A Shantipat Tattoo

I chose this Santipat because when I read it out loud it resonated, even now when I use it as a Mantra it feels very powerful. It's a beautiful intention. I use the Mantra when teaching too.It transl…More

OM Butterfly Tattoo

I chose to design and get this tattoo to remind me as I went through my journey of self that I was changing, more or less a rebirth of myself. To show my spirituality and to calm my spirit when neede…More

Om Tattoo

The Om tattoo I got is very healing because according to Hindu mythology it acts as a protection from negative energy. My life changed so much that I stopped drinking and smoking and have been a vege…More

Rune Symbols on Tattoo

My tattoo reminds me of where I came from and how powerful I can be if I put myself into something that is worth doing. It shows me that I can heal myself and help heal others in my daily life. And t…More

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