Recently, there has been a surge in interest
in Sanskrit tattoo designs and symbols among Hollywood and
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.
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
Acclaimed Hindu statesman
Rajan Zed has urged celebrities who carry Sanskrit tattoos
to go beyond the fashion statement and indulge in serious
study of rich philosophical thought, which Hinduism
provides. Zed, who is president of Universal Society of
Hinduism, offered to gladly provide the resources the
serious seekers among celebrities needed for their study and
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.