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Rebirth Tattoo
(907) 222-4653
1441 W. Northern Lights Ste J
Anchorage, AK
 
Pacific Rootz Tattoo
(907) 929-7659
3545 Arctic Blvd Ste B1
Anchorage, AK
 
Dragon Rays Tattooing
(907) 272-8287
3505 Mountain View Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Lipsense Independent District
(907) 929-5797
4021 Ursa Cir
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Tattoo
(907) 622-4465
11127 Old Eagle River Rd.
Eagle River, AK
 
Anchorage Tattoo Studio
(907) 561-0065
706 W Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Tattoo Studio
(907) 561-0065
706 W Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Ultimate Body Piercing && Tattoo
(907) 563-2005
3427 E Tudor Rd Ste B
Anchorage, AK
 
Dragon Rays Tattooing
(907) 272-8287
3505 Mountain View Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Artistry in Ink
(907) 696-7207
Eagle River, AK
 

Monkey tattoos

Monkey Tattoo design ideas Monkey Tattoo Designs - Witty, intelligent, loyal and playful, that's the monkey character.

Averse to change but adapting well over time, the mischievous monkey has found its way into religion, folklore, myth and astrology. As a tattoo motif you'll see it leaping over various parts of the anatomy, sometimes as a Chinese kanji. In the Chinese zodiac , the Monkey is super-quick and multi-talented, but has a tendency to be an opportunist. The over confident monkey could end up losing face.

Monkey legends tell of its rise to godly status, and of its misadventures down on earth. From his position of power, monkey often wreaks havoc, which calls down the wrath of the gods. Once put in his place, though, the monkey learns from his mistakes, resulting in his wisdom.

Hanuman is the Hindu monkey god, believed by some to be the reincarnation of Shiva, the Hindu God. In this aspect he is heroic and dedicated to justice. Thunder, wind and the Sun are associated with Hanuman.

Monkey Tattoo design ideas

In ancient Japan the monkey was the messenger of the gods. Monkey was the symbol of a harmonious marriage, fertility and safe childbirth, as well as protector against disease and demons. It was believed to be the Japanese monkey who made famous: 'Speak no evil, hear no evil, see no evil.'

A famous legend tells of the monkey who accompanied a monk on his historic journey from India to China carrying the holy Buddhist teachings. Buddha chose the monkey as the best companion a monk could have -- being smart and courageous and able to protect the monk from demons and evil spirits long the way.

Mayans in Mexico and Guatemala glorified the monkey as a patron of the arts, and took him as a symbol of knowledge and prophecy. The ancient Aztecs associated monkey with the sun.

Monkey Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! In East Africa, Swahili folklore tells of the wild animals pitted against each other in a struggle for survival. In these myths, the skills and abilities of the clever monkey are demonstrated...

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