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Forever Tattoo
(505) 522-9093
1496 S Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
 
Tattoos & Piercing
(575) 526-7113
1900 S Espina St Ste 5
Las Cruces, NM
 
Sweet Pain Tattooz
(575) 571-3974
1225 N Main St
Las Cruces, NM
 
Aces Tattoo
(505) 647-1501
1128 E Amador Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Real Inx Fine Arts Studio
(575) 647-4786
140 E Madrid Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
American Graffiti
(575) 523-0666
306 E Union Ave Ste B
Las Cruces, NM
 
Tattoos && Piercing
(505) 526-7113
1900 S Espina St Ste 5
Las Cruces, NM
 
5150 Tattoo
(575) 491-7544
1496 S Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
 
Sweet Pain Tattooz
(505) 571-3974
1225 N Main St
Las Cruces, NM
 
Traditional Tattoo
(575) 532-0303
1001 E University Ave Ste B1
Las Cruces, NM
 

Trishula tattoos

Trishula Tattoo Designs - The Trishula is the three-pronged weapon and emblem of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. Also spelled, 'trishul' or 'trisula', it comes from the Sanskrit language where tri means 'three' and shula means 'spear'.

The Trishula has come to symbolize several important 'triads'. First, there is the Hindu trinity of deities - Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. It also stands for the aspects and powers associated with these gods -- Creation, Preservation and Destruction.

The three feminine (shakti) powers of will, action, and wisdom are also symbolized by the Trishula.

Trishula Three more symbols of the design are desire, will, and love.

Not to be overlooked, are the the trishula design's potent symbolism of past, present and future. In Buddhism, the Trishula is symbolic of the Three Jewels - right knowledge, right belief, right action. In the Tibetan tradition, it is a magical weapon carried by the protective deities in their battles with evil forces.

As a weapon it is also associated with the goddess, Durga, one of Shiva's many consorts. She brandishes it in one of her seven hands as she ferociously takes on enemy demons. A Hindu myth describes Shiva striking his son with the trishula, the power of the weapon so great that it sent the lad's head flying so far it could not be found.

Lord Shiva holding his Trishula

Of the many images and portraits of Shiva, few depict him without his weapon. In fact, he is also known by the name Trishula Dhasa, which means 'one who holds the Trishula'. But the weapon has had a more far-reaching and elevated purpose for India and its Hinduism - to symbolize 'empire' and the 'irresistible force of transcendental reality'.

The Trishula has proved to be a powerful image for the Indian ruling party. During the 1990's and early part of this century, party leaders distributed trishuls amongst the people, inciting police to make arrests. 'Trishul' is also the name given to a ground-to-air missile manufactured in ...

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