Padma or best known as the lotus flower is a sacred symbol of the Asian culture. It plays a major role in Indian religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism. An aquatic plant, the lotus flower petals implies the soul’s expansion, which represents the divine beauty and purity. The gods Vishnu, Brahma and Kubera, and the goddesses Lakshmi and Saraswati, are often associated with the sacred flower.
The 11th-century Confucian scholar Zhou Dunyi once said: “I love the lotus because while growing from mud, it is unstained.” It is believed that the lotus flower symbolizes the purity of the body, speech, and mind.
Religious symbols have been one of the most popular tattoo designs and many people love to have the sacred lotus inked on their skin.
Despite dire judgments from others, tattoos have remarkable designs that you can choose from. Whether you want simple designs or the complex ones, there are tons of exquisite options out there that are waiting for you. There are people that are nitpicky when it comes to deciding on what tattoo design they would want to wear, especially that it’s permanent.
We know that getting a tattoo is a lifelong decision. It’s not just something that you can easily get rid of when the day comes that you feel like it’s not the thing that you want. So it’s important that you know what you want. But we know it’s not easy. It’s tricky, especially when you have a lot of things on your mind.
No worries though. We have collected different lotus flower tattoos that you can choose from if you plan to get an ink soon. These designs were carefully chosen for your ease. Relax. We have a long list for you so there’s nothing to worry about!
- 1. Outlined lotus with dot and line work
- 2. Om symbol
- 3. Colored lotus flower tattoos
- 4. 3D effect
- 5. Dot work
- 6. Full black
- 7. Colorful lotus flower tattoos
- 8. Extended lotus tattoo
- 9. Small tattoo
- 10. Chandelier-inspired tattoo
- 11. Watercolor
- 12. Defined tattoo
- 13. Dot work tattoo with chandelier inspiration
- 14. Full petals
- 15. Lotus flower with a wide outline
- 16. Defined lotus flower bud
- 17. Minimalist
- 18. Dream catcher
- 19. Rainbow
- 20. Modest
- 21. Long petals
- 22. A low key
- 23. Unobtrusive
- 24. Flashy
- 25. Spiral
- 26. Black and white
- 27. Pink
- 28. Lotus flower with beads
- 29. Simple Lotus
- 30. Lotus flower top view
- 31. Triple
- 32. Om symbol in shadow work
- 33. Chandelier
- 34. Black outlined
- 35. Tiny
- 36. Lotus flower with line work
- 37. Tiny tattoo with blackwork
- 38. Lotus flower arm tattoo with dot work
- 39. Black outlined
- 40. A bright colored lotus
- 41. Lotus flower black and white tattoo
- 42. Black lotus with chandelier
- 43. Pink
- 44. Mandala lotus flower tattoos
- 45. A huge and plump lotus flower
- 46. Sharp black lotus
- 47. Blue
- 48. Symbolic
- 49. Extended lotus
- 50. All black extended
- 51. Multi-colored
- 52. Pretty in a black
- 53. Colorful lotus flower
- 54. Blazing
- 55. Orange lotus flower on the shoulder
- 56. Infinity
- 57. All black dot work
- 58. Grey-finished lotus flower tattoo
- 59. Orange with black accent
- 60. Black lotus flower wrist tattoo
- 61. Purple Lotus flower tattoos
- 62. Dragonfly Lotus
- 63. Blue backdrop
- 64. Bluer than blue
- 65. 3d Lotus Flower Tattoos
- 66. Buddha
- 67. Black wash
1. Outlined lotus with dot and line work
This design is ideal for anyone looking for a simple lotus flower tattoo on the wrist. But if you want it colored, the sacred flower can go with anything.
2. Om symbol
The Om symbol means the epitome of the ultimate reality. It gets more sacred when the tattoo design is matched with the lotus flower. They’re all black, but they’re so chic!
3. Colored lotus flower tattoos
A multi-colored tattoo design accentuated with Mandala, which is also a spiritual symbol that represents the universe. This takes a lot of hard work, but it’s all worth it.
4. 3D effect
3D effect tattoo designs are famous these days and having it on a lotus flower tattoo is breathtaking. This design is a massive one, which is great for those that are in search of bold and big designs on the back of their shoulders.
5. Dot work
Lotus flower tattoos look great on the back, especially with a dot work.
6. Full black
This intricate tattoo design of a lotus flower is just perfect and gorgeous on the arm.
7. Colorful lotus flower tattoos
This multi-colored tattoo design adds more vibrancy to your skin.
8. Extended lotus tattoo
A longer lotus flower tattoo fits well on a foot.
9. Small tattoo
This outlined and simple design is great for the small tattoo collectors.
10. Chandelier-inspired tattoo
The tattoo design is perfect on the back because of its chandelier inspiration. The different vibrant colors look stunning too.
Watercolor effect tattoos are absolutely beautiful. They are so famous these days. What makes this design unique is the addition of the Latin words “Memento Mori,” which means “remember that you have to die.” It is the “medieval Latin Christian theory and practice of reflection on mortality.”
12. Defined tattoo
If you want a more defined lotus flower tattoo, this design is just right. It’s bigger and looks stunning on the stomach.
13. Dot work tattoo with chandelier inspiration
The dot work on this tattoo design is magnificent, and the addition of the chandelier effect gives it a touch of elegance.
14. Full petals
This is another outlined tattoo design. It looks very modest, but it’s huge.
15. Lotus flower with a wide outline
If you need a bigger tattoo for your thigh, this design is great. With its thick outline and watercolor background, you’ll never go wrong.
16. Defined lotus flower bud
The color combination of this tattoo design is vibrant. Ideal for those that are in search of a colored lotus tattoo.
Very simple tattoo design, yet classy and unobtrusive. It can be inked anywhere on the body depending on where you want people to see it. Lotus flowers are always trendy!
18. Dream catcher
So instead of a dream catcher tattoo alone, the lotus flower is more expressive when it’s combined with the former. It’s catchy and classy.
If you’re part of the LGBTQ, or you simply want a multi-colored tattoo, this design suits you best.
It’s pure black ink, but a back tattoo with the lotus flower might be the design that you’re looking for.
21. Long petals
Lotus flowers may look shorter when they appear in the water, but they naturally have longer petals. It is even believed that the sacred flower’s thousand petals are the resting place of the Asian deities.
22. A low key
This is another minimalist tattoo design, and it’s certainly perfect on your hand if you’re a small tattoo collector.
This is another simple, but classy tattoo design that fits everywhere in the body. They said simplicity is pretty, so you may want to pick this for your next tattoo.
The color, the 3D effect, and the boldness of this tattoo design is unbelievably vibrant. It’s huge and it’s great on the back.
An extended lotus flower through a spiral design is something that anyone can choose, especially for those that only wants a modest tattoo design.
26. Black and white
For those that are in search of a black and white tattoo design, this is already the ideal one.
“Shake the dust” with this cute tattoo design. Girls will definitely love this.
28. Lotus flower with beads
In case you’re looking for a bigger tattoo, this is quite huge and will definitely fit on nay part of your body – arm in particular. The beads make it look longer too.
29. Simple Lotus
For anyone looking for a small tattoo design and can be easily hidden, this is a good inspiration for you. It’s simple, yet clever.
30. Lotus flower top view
Here’s a top view design of a lotus flower tattoo. If you want a massive one, this size is perfect on your back. Otherwise, you can ask your artist to reduce the size if you like it smaller than this one.
If lotus flowers are your favorite, and can’t get off them, get a full back tattoo of the sacred flower. Whether it’s plain black or multi-colored, everything remains beautiful.
32. Om symbol in shadow work
Both designs are meaningful. They can go far if they are matched as a tattoo design. The shadow work on this designs is really good. Although it’s black, the design can be colored too.
Watercolor designs are definitely attractive. The combined colors of this tattoo are stunning you may want to get this on your next ink. Those pretty intricate chandeliers are fine too.
34. Black outlined
A cute lotus flower tattoo design is great enough on the arm. It’s plain black, but for those that want it colored, it will look even better.
If you plan to get an ink on your fingers, this tattoo design is just the right thing. It’s too small it will absolutely fit your long fingers.
36. Lotus flower with line work
An intricate tattoo design created with awesome line work is absolutely beautiful. Even without colors, this lotus flower is lovely beyond words.
37. Tiny tattoo with blackwork
Here’s a different lotus flower tattoo design for the finger. It’s minimalist and pretty at the same time.
38. Lotus flower arm tattoo with dot work
Another arm tattoo design is leading on the list of lotus flower ink. The fine dot work, as well as the shadows, look like they were carefully done.
39. Black outlined
This lotus flower tattoo itself is very simple. The vibrant watercolor background though makes it more lively, but even without the backdrop, it’s still gorgeous.
40. A bright colored lotus
The real lotus flower already has a dynamic color, but there people that want their tattoo to be more lively and sharp.
41. Lotus flower black and white tattoo
Whether it’s colored or black and white, the lotus flower remains appealing as a tattoo design. If you plan to get on your wrist, this design is perfect.
42. Black lotus with chandelier
If you find the lotus flower dreary when it’s inked alone, an addition of a chandelier tattoo design will add vibrancy.
This is another pink tattoo design. It’s girly and simple, but very classy it can be worn anywhere in the body.
44. Mandala lotus flower tattoos
For anyone in search of lotus flower tattoo, but wants to add a touch of the Mandala, this design is just the right thing for you. The black ink is really pretty on this design.
45. A huge and plump lotus flower
If you have a lot of space anywhere else on your body to place your ink, this tattoo design of a lotus flower is unbelievably striking. The combination of black, pink and orange colors are absolutely stunning.
46. Sharp black lotus
If you’re into black ink, a tattoo design like this is ideal not just on the back, but also in any other parts of the body. Black tattoos always bring elegance.
It’s pretty cool when you get a colorful ink on your back. But what’s more stunning is when it’s huge and bold. This tattoo design might be the one you have been looking for.
The Om symbol. compass and more sitting on one colorful lotus flower are the tattoo design that anyone might want to opt-in for their planned tattoo session.
49. Extended lotus
There is always something amazing on extended tattoos. It’s not just because they look longer, but it’s the addition of designs that make it more exciting. That cute little sprout in this tattoo design is really pretty.
50. All black extended
We understand that lotus flowers are beautiful, especially when they’re colored as a tattoo design. But if an extended tattoo in all black ink is placed on your back, there’s nothing really prettier than this.
This tattoo design is another outstanding work of art. It’s very conspicuous and great for anyone looking for a more notorious design won’t go off anyone’s list.
52. Pretty in a black
53. Colorful lotus flower
Having a multi-colored lotus flower tattoo can be tricky because of plenty of available designs out there. But getting this flower as your tattoo with massive petals is extremely wild. They look pretty sharp!
Combining the purple, yellow, and orange colors in a lotus flower tattoo is absolutely bright and lively. But if you want it more unique than the usual colored lotus flower, that blazing design on top will do the honor.
55. Orange lotus flower on the shoulder
This design is beautifully arranged on a shoulder. It may look feminine, but we know that flowers are unisex. Both genders can get his tattoo design. Those orange petals are so pretty!
For the small tattoo collectors, a lotus flower with the infinity symbol can do wonders. It’s perfect on your wrist. But they will look pretty everywhere in your body.
57. All black dot work
I know a few tattoo artists that can do amazing dot work. This one right here is beautiful enough especially on the back. The dot work might be a tedious one, but the outcome is unbelievably amazing.
58. Grey-finished lotus flower tattoo
Lotus flower tattoos are not just pretty in black or multicolors, but they look lovely in grey too.
59. Orange with black accent
I never imagined that black and orange tattoo would take my breath away. It’s pretty big, but it looks brilliant.
60. Black lotus flower wrist tattoo
We are aware that there’s not much space on our wrists for big tattoos, but smaller ones will do. Here’s another black lotus flower design if you want a simple design.
61. Purple Lotus flower tattoos
62. Dragonfly Lotus
If butterflies love the lotus flowers, dragonflies feel it too! Here’s another amazing work of a lotus flower tattoo paired with a colorful dragonfly this time. The shadow work in this design is remarkable too.
63. Blue backdrop
A more unique way of a lotus flower tattoo design is to add a backdrop in any color of your choosing. The blue background of this design puts emphasis on the sacred flower. It’s pretty colorful!
64. Bluer than blue
This is another blue color of a lotus flower tattoo. People love this color as it signifies the oceans. Since the lotus flower is an aquatic plant, the blue color makes it more realistic. It’s amazing.
65. 3d Lotus Flower Tattoos
The red color is always sharp and lively, and it certainly looks wonderful on a lotus flower. The 3D effect makes it look like it’s real and alive. Kodus to this design’s tattoo artist.
“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”
Siddhārtha Gautama or best known as Gautama Buddha, whose teachings and doctrines became the foundation of Buddhism, has been also popular as a tattoo design to this date. The lotus flower also represents Buddhism. The Buddha sitting on top of the sacred flower speaks everything. Asian deities are also represented seated on the lotus flower. A myth is known that the lotus flowers bloomed wherever Gautama Buddha walks and steps in.
67. Black wash
Arm tattoos have a lot of elegant designs that you can mull over for your next ink. But a lotus flower might do well, and if you love the black color, this design is perfect for you. The tattoo artist did a great job in syndicating the black color with the light pink ink.