Recently, there has been a surge in interest in Sanskrit tattoo designs and symbols among Hollywood and other celebrities.
Famed British footballer Theo Walcott is the newest one to join “Sanskrit Tattoo Club”. On the inside of his right arm, a Sanskrit tattoo reportedly meaning "Beautiful, Blessed, Strong, Intelligent” is engraved. “Beautiful” is dedicated for his sister Hollie, “blessed” for his father Don, “strong” for his brother Ashley, and “intelligent” for his mother Lynn.
Actress Jessica Alba, musician Tommy Lee of “Motley Crue”, singer and model Rihanna, dancer and singer Kimberly Wyatt of “Pussycat Dolls”, are some of the celebrities who sport Sanskrit tattoos.
Om, the mystical syllable containing the universe, seems to be the most popular of Sanskrit tattoos.Ancient language Sanskrit is considered a sacred language, the language of the gods. Tattoos go back in history to at least since Neolithic times.