180+ Beautiful Tree Of Life Tattoos Designs with Meanings (2021)

The Tree of Life tattoos refers to the mythical divine tree that has been mentioned in various cultures and religions. The origin of the tree of life can be traced back to the Mesopotamian era when the ancient Assyrian scholars referred to a tree that grants immortality and purity.

Tree of Life Symbolism and Importance

The eternal tree of life was then mentioned in almost every culture and religion with similar mythical attributes but none of them called it as Tree of Life. It was called as Tree of Life in Genesis 2:9. The tree was at the center of the Garden of Eden. Bible mentions the tree again in the final chapter where it commanded that only those who follow the commandments will get to enter the garden again and own the tree of life.

As the tree has religious symbolism therefore it became a popular design in the tattoo subculture as well. The tree of Life tattoos saw many changes in designs over the decades. We have tried to include almost all kinds of popular variations in our photo gallery.

The tree of life tattoos is a sacred symbol in all religions. In Christianity, it is believed to provide eternal knowledge and bliss to its owner. In Islam it is known as Sidrat al Muntaha. The Quran mentions it as a tree that can provide immortality.

In Hinduism, it is known as Kalpvriksha. It is said that Demons and Deities churned the ocean (Samundra Manthan) to find Amrit. Kalpvriksha was one of the objects that emerged from the ocean. It was golden in color and it was given to the Deities. The Vedas mentions that a Kalpvriksha can fulfill any desire of its owner.

In Judaism, it is called Etz Chaim. In the Book of Enoch, it is stated that the fruit of the Tree of Life would be given to all those who obey the commandments of God.

Tree of Life Tattoos Meanings

If you have decided to get inked with a tree of life tattoo then here are some meanings that you can convey through your design –

Immortality – Almost all cultures referred that the tree of life can grant immortality to its owner. You can try a tattoo design that conveys a similar meaning.  You can base a reason that even though Man is mortal but Ideology is always immortal.

Wealth – Hinduism associated that the Tree of Life can provide unlimited wealth and fame to its owner.

Many people try this design specifically for this meaning. If you have the same intent then try the tree of life tattoo in golden ink.

Knowledge – Few cultures associate agree that Eve ate the apple from the Tree of Life which was forbidden by god. The apple gave Adam and eve all the knowledge of the world but since they disobeyed the almighty therefore they were thrown out of Heaven.

Your tree of life tattoo can also symbolize knowledge. You can add books too to make it look unique.

Fertility – Mesopotamian culture strongly linked the tree of life with fertility. This was associated with philosophical ideology as well as spiritual symbolism. You can try a tree of life tattoo as a spiritual awakening symbol.

Tree of Life Tattoo Ideas

Usually, the Tree of life tattoo is inked in a Yin and yang tattoo style. This is because the yin and yang show the balance of good and bad in the world. It shows that life is incomplete without both. It also symbolizes that there is always something good in bad situations and there is always a little evil in good.

If you do not want to try a tree of life tattoo in yin and yang style then you can follow the ancient art where the tree of life design is often shown with either its protectors or with its beneficiary. In Chinese culture, it was often shown with dragon and Phoenix.

In Mesopotamian culture, it was shown with eagle-headed genies. In Iranian culture, it was depicted with fish and frogs. There are so many possibilities. We have included all of them here.

Check out 180+ Tree of Life tattoo designs that will suit both men and women –

Tree of Life Tattoo Designs

Tree Of Life Tattoos 1
Tree Of Life Tattoos 2

Tree of Life Tattoos For Men

Also read: Lord Ganesh Tattoo Designs

Tree Of Life Tattoos 2
Tree Of Life Tattoos 3
Tree Of Life Tattoos 3
Tree Of Life Tattoos 4
Tree Of Life Tattoos 4
Tree Of Life Tattoos 5
Tree Of Life Tattoos 5
Tree Of Life Tattoos 6
Tree Of Life Tattoos 6
Tree Of Life Tattoos 7
Tree Of Life Tattoos 7
Tree Of Life Tattoos 8
Tree Of Life Tattoos 8
Tree Of Life Tattoos 9
Tree Of Life Tattoos 9
Tree Of Life Tattoos 10
Tree Of Life Tattoos 10
Tree Of Life Tattoos 11
Tree Of Life Tattoos 11
Tree Of Life Tattoos 12
Tree Of Life Tattoos 12
Tree Of Life Tattoos 13
Tree Of Life Tattoos 13
Tree Of Life Tattoos 14
Tree Of Life Tattoos 14
Tree Of Life Tattoos 15
Tree Of Life Tattoos 15
Tree Of Life Tattoos 16
Tree Of Life Tattoos 16
Tree Of Life Tattoos 17
Tree Of Life Tattoos 17

Tree of Life Tattoos For Women

Tree Of Life Tattoos 18
Tree Of Life Tattoos 18
Tree Of Life Tattoos 19
Tree Of Life Tattoos 20
Tree Of Life Tattoos 21
Tree Of Life Tattoos 22
Tree Of Life Tattoos 23
Tree Of Life Tattoos 24
Tree Of Life Tattoos 25
Tree Of Life Tattoos 26
Tree Of Life Tattoos 27
Tree Of Life Tattoos 28
Tree Of Life Tattoos 29
Tree Of Life Tattoos 30
Tree Of Life Tattoos 31
Tree Of Life Tattoos 32
Tree Of Life Tattoos 33
Tree Of Life Tattoos 34
Tree Of Life Tattoos 35
Tree Of Life Tattoos 36
Tree Of Life Tattoos 37
Tree Of Life Tattoos 38
Tree Of Life Tattoos 39
Tree Of Life Tattoos 40
Tree Of Life Tattoos 41
Tree Of Life Tattoos 42
Tree Of Life Tattoos 43
Tree Of Life Tattoos 44
Tree Of Life Tattoos 45
Tree Of Life Tattoos 46
Tree Of Life Tattoos 47
Tree Of Life Tattoos 48
Tree Of Life Tattoos 49
Tree Of Life Tattoos 50
Tree Of Life Tattoos 51
Tree Of Life Tattoos 52
Tree Of Life Tattoos 53
Tree Of Life Tattoos 54
Tree Of Life Tattoos 55
Tree Of Life Tattoos 56
Tree Of Life Tattoos 57
Tree Of Life Tattoos 58
Tree Of Life Tattoos 59
Tree Of Life Tattoos 60
Tree Of Life Tattoos 61
Tree Of Life Tattoos 62
Tree Of Life Tattoos 63
Tree Of Life Tattoos 64
Tree Of Life Tattoos 65
Tree Of Life Tattoos 66
Tree Of Life Tattoos 67
Tree Of Life Tattoos 68
Tree Of Life Tattoos 69
Tree Of Life Tattoos 70
Tree Of Life Tattoos 71
Tree Of Life Tattoos 72
Tree Of Life Tattoos 73

Feminine Tree of Life Tattoos

Tree Of Life Tattoos 74
Tree Of Life Tattoos 75
Tree Of Life Tattoos 76
Tree Of Life Tattoos 77
Tree Of Life Tattoos 78
Tree Of Life Tattoos 79
Tree Of Life Tattoos 80
Tree Of Life Tattoos 81
Tree Of Life Tattoos 82
Tree Of Life Tattoos 83
Tree Of Life Tattoos 84
Tree Of Life Tattoos 85
Tree Of Life Tattoos 86
Tree Of Life Tattoos 87
Tree Of Life Tattoos 88
Tree Of Life Tattoos 89
Tree Of Life Tattoos 90
Tree Of Life Tattoos 91
Tree Of Life Tattoos 92
Tree Of Life Tattoos 93
Tree Of Life Tattoos 94
Tree Of Life Tattoos 95
Tree Of Life Tattoos 96
Tree Of Life Tattoos 97
Tree Of Life Tattoos 98
Tree Of Life Tattoos 99
Tree Of Life Tattoos 100
Tree Of Life Tattoos 101
Tree Of Life Tattoos 102
Tree Of Life Tattoos 103
Tree Of Life Tattoos 104
Tree Of Life Tattoos 105
Tree Of Life Tattoos 106
Tree Of Life Tattoos 107
Tree Of Life Tattoos 108
Tree Of Life Tattoos 109
Tree Of Life Tattoos 110
Tree Of Life Tattoos 111
Tree Of Life Tattoos 112
Tree Of Life Tattoos 113
Tree Of Life Tattoos 114
Tree Of Life Tattoos 115
Tree Of Life Tattoos 116
Tree Of Life Tattoos 117
Tree Of Life Tattoos 118
Tree Of Life Tattoos 119
Tree Of Life Tattoos 120
Tree Of Life Tattoos 121
Tree Of Life Tattoos 122
Tree Of Life Tattoos 123
Tree Of Life Tattoos 124
Tree Of Life Tattoos 125
Tree Of Life Tattoos 126
Tree Of Life Tattoos 127
Tree Of Life Tattoos 128
Tree Of Life Tattoos 129
Tree Of Life Tattoos 130
Tree Of Life Tattoos 131
Tree Of Life Tattoos 132
Tree Of Life Tattoos 133
Tree Of Life Tattoos 134
Tree Of Life Tattoos 135
Tree Of Life Tattoos 136
Tree Of Life Tattoos 137
Tree Of Life Tattoos 138
Tree Of Life Tattoos 139
Tree Of Life Tattoos 140
Tree Of Life Tattoos 141
Tree Of Life Tattoos 142
Tree Of Life Tattoos 143
Tree Of Life Tattoos 144
Tree Of Life Tattoos 145
Tree Of Life Tattoos 146
Tree Of Life Tattoos 147
Tree Of Life Tattoos 148
Tree Of Life Tattoos 149
Tree Of Life Tattoos 150
Tree Of Life Tattoos 151
Tree Of Life Tattoos 152
Tree Of Life Tattoos 153
Tree Of Life Tattoos 154
Tree Of Life Tattoos 155
Tree Of Life Tattoos 156
Tree Of Life Tattoos 157
Tree Of Life Tattoos 158
Tree Of Life Tattoos 159
Tree Of Life Tattoos 160
Tree Of Life Tattoos 161
Tree Of Life Tattoos 162
Tree Of Life Tattoos 163
Tree Of Life Tattoos 164
Tree Of Life Tattoos 165

Conclusion

Tree of Life tattoos have religious symbolism therefore make sure that you do not hurt anyone sentiment by disrespecting this design on your body. You must get it inked on upper part of body to give it utmost respect. Also don’t forget to share our photo gallery on pinterest and Facebook to get a 360 degree review of your tree of life tattoo choice.

References: Tree of Life Tattoo