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Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128b Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Twisted Tattoo
(605) 651-4611
321 35th St. S
Brookings, SD
 
The Tattoo Shop
(605) 787-9471
3436 Sturgis Rd
Rapid City, SD
 
Ink Spot Tattoo and Body Piercing
(605) 229-7400
414 S 2Nd St
Aberdeen, SD
 
The Tattoo Shop
(605) 787-9471
3436 Sturgis Rd
Rapid City, SD
 
Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128B Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Thrash's Gallery
(605) 343-6372
3223 W Main St
Rapid City, SD
 
Tattooing By Gypsy
(605) 334-6683
1443 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128b Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Affinity Body Art
(605) 334-1635
2005 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 

Buddhist knot tattoos

Tattoo designs - B >> Buddhist Knot

Buddhist endless knotBuddhist Endless Knot Tattoos - The Endless Knot is one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols in Buddhism, and one of the most popular symbols in Tibetan Buddhism. Also referred to as the 'Mystic Dragon', it symbolizes the infinite wisdom and compassion of the Buddha for all sentient beings.

Resembling the well-known Celtic knot , this unbroken weaving of geometric lines has shown up in many cultures around the world, making it a universal symbol. The design is a symmetrical knot, loosely woven, balanced and graceful with no loose ends - in fact no end at all - a closed loop signifying eternity and unity.

For Buddhists, the Endless Knot is a reminder that everything in the universe is related, and that future events have their root in the present. The design represents and symbolizes cause and effect, in other words - karma. The knot, eternal design and symbol that it is, tells us that we are bound to our karmic destiny. The knot is also a reminder to us to keep to the path of enlightenment and to meditate on the master's teachings.

"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." These are familiar words from Buddha.

Since Buddhism began in India, many of its symbols were borrowed from other religions. The eight lucky (auspicious) symbols themselves are a development from grouping of eight commonly symbols used at Indian ceremonies marking investiture or other rites of passage. As Buddhist lore entered the religion, centuries after Buddha's death, the Eight Auspicious Symbols were said to be offerings made to Buddha by the gods upon his 'awakening'.

Endless knot - BuddhistThe Endless Knot may have started off as the intertwining of two snakes - the Naga symbol - (meaning serpent or dragon) and suggestive of dualities like good and evil, or light and darkness. But such opposing forces are destined to come together to create harmony in the universe. A dec...

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