Sanskrit Tattoos Designs, 25 Quotes with Meaning, Mantras, Celebrity Tattoos

Sanskrit is the oldest language over the planet and Sanskrit tattoos are very famous among westerners. Here is the complete Sanskrit tattoo guide for you. We will cover different design ideas, placement, translation, meanings, mantras, quotes, messages and celebrities having them.

Famous Sanskrit Tattoos with Meaning

There are more than 20+ Sanskrit tattoos given here in this gallery.

Sanskrit Tattoos Words with Translation

Here is the list of tip 50 Sanskrit words for tattoo. If you wanna know more ask me in comments.

No. English Phonetic Sanskrit
1 Adventure Saahasa साहस
2 Balance Tula तुला
3 Beautiful Rupam रुपं
4 Books Pustak पुस्तक
5 Bracelet Kankan कंकन
6 Buddha Buddha बुद्ध
7 Chakra, Circle Chakra चक्र
8 Comparison Tulanaa तुलना
9 Compassion Karuna करुणा
10 Courage Dhirataa धीरता
11 Destiny Daiva दैव
12 Dream Swapn स्वप्न
13 Effort Prayatna प्रयत्न
14 Elephant Gaja गज
15 Equanimity Sama Chitt समचित्तः
16 Eternal Akshaya अक्षयः
17 Eternal Sound Aum
18 Eternity Nitya नित्याः
19 Father Pita पिता
20 Fearlessness Abhaya अभय
21 Flower Kusuma कुसुम
22 Freedom Mukti मुक्तिं
23 Friendship Snehah स्नेहः
24 Graceful Lalita ललित
25 Gratitude Krutagyata कृतज्ञता
26 Happiness Ananda आनन्द
27 Hope Aashaa आशा
28 Kindness Laaghav लाघव
29 Lotus Padma पद्म
30 Love Sneha स्नेह
31 Mistake Truti त्रुटि
32 Mother Maatru मातृ
33 Namaste Namaste नमस्ते
34 Nirvana Nirvana निर्वाण
35 Patience Dhiram धीरं
36 Peace Shaanti शन्तिं
37 Penance Tapah तपः
38 Prayer Prarathanaa प्रार्थना
39 Protection Rakshana रक्षण
40 Respect Maana मान
41 Salvation Moksh मोक्ष, मुक्तिं
42 Soul Aatmaa आत्मन्
43 Consciousness Chitt चित्त
44 Surrender Sharanam शरणं
45 Sustained effort Tapas तपस्
46 to Believe Manyate मन्यते
47 Tranquility Shama शम
48 Vitality, Enthusiasm Virya वीर्य
49 Yoga Yoga योग
50 Zero Shunya शून्य

Sanskrit Quotes

Here are the top 25 Sanskrit tattoo quotes or messages.

No Quotes in English Quottes in Sanskrit
1 Be yourself स्वाभाविका भव
2 Death will never separate us मृत्युः न कदाप्यस्मान्पृथक्करिष्यति
3 Failure is not an option अपयशः नास्ति विकल्पः
4 Family is my life कुटुंबकं जीवनं मम
5 Fear is the only enemy भयमेवास्ति शत्रुः
6 God is my judge ईश्वरः मम न्यायदाता
7 I am a fighter अहमस्मि योधः
8 I control my destiny मम नियतिं नियच्छामि
9 Know thyself स्वात्मानं जानीहि
10 Love is truth प्रेम सत्यमस्ति
11 Love of my life मम जीवनस्य प्रेम
12 Love, peace, happiness प्रेम शांतिः आनंद
13 My strength comes from you मम शक्तिः त्वत्तः आगच्छति
14 My true love एम् एन् सत्यं प्रेम
15 Never broken न कदापि खंडितः
16 Never give up मा कदापि त्यज
17 Never say die मा कदापि वद म्रियस्वेति
18 Never stop dreaming न कदापि स्वप्नदर्शनात्विरमिष्यामि
19 One life one chance एकं जीवनम्, एकः अवसरः
20 Only action will define us अस्माकं कार्याणि अस्मान्सावधीकरिष्यंति
21 The End is the Beginning अंतः अस्ति प्रारंभः
22 The only constant is change परिवर्तनमेव स्थिरमस्ति
23 This Too Shall Pass एतदपि गमिष्यति
24 This, too, will pass एतदपि गमिष्यति
25 Time heals everything कालः सर्वं विरोपयति

Famous Sanskrit Mantras, Shlokas, Verses

Gayatri Mantra

Also known as Savitri Mantra, one of the highly revered mantra from Rig Veda (Ancient Hindu Scripture).  Gayatri Mantra is repeated and cited in various Vedic Literature like Bhagavad Gita, Manusmriti etc.

om bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ
tát savitúr váreṇ(i)yaṃ
bhárgo devásya dhīmahi
dhíyo yó naḥ prachodayāt
 –Rigveda 3.62.10

ॐ भू: भुवः स्वः ।
तत्स॑वि॒तुर्वरेण्यं॒
भर्गो॑ दे॒वस्य॑ धीमहि ।
धियो॒ यो नः॑ प्रचो॒दया॑त् ॥

Meaning in English

“We meditate on the glory of that Being who has produced this universe; may He enlighten our minds.”
– Swami Vivekananda

Shloka – Yada Yadahi Dharmasya

“Yada Yada Hi Dharmasya

Glanirva Bhavathi Bharatha,

Abhyuthanam Adharmaysya

Tadatmanam Srijami Aham’.

                      – Bhagavat Gita (Chapter IV- 7)

Praritranaya Sadhunam

Vinashaya Cha Dushkritam

Dharamasansthapnaya

Sambhavami Yuge-Yuge.”

                     – Bhagavat Gita (Chapter IV- 8)

यदा यदा हि धर्मस्य ग्लानिर्भवति भारत ।
अभ्युत्थानमधर्मस्य तदात्मानं सृजाम्यहम् ॥४-७॥

“परित्राणाय साधूनां विनाशाय च दुष्कृताम् ।
धर्मसंस्थापनार्थाय सम्भवामि युगे युगे ॥४-८॥

Meaning

“Whenever there is decay

of righteousness O! Bharatha

And a rise of unrighteousness

then I manifest Myself!”

“For the protection of the good,

for the destruc­tion of the wicked and

for the establishment of righteousness,

I am born in every age.”

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