The Secret Meanings Behind Taurus Tattoos
Taurus is the second sign in the astrological zodiac and is represented by the symbol of a bull. It is an earth sign, and those born under this sign are ruled by the planet Venus (which also rules Libra). When illustrated, the Taurus symbol is a round circle topped by a squiggly U shape to form the appearance of a bull head with horns. Being housed under the sign of the bull, Tauruses are characteristically stubborn, determined, strong, and believes in standing up for what is right.
Although often blamed for being headstrong, a Taurus’s stubbornness is sometimes actually rebelliousness. Taurus is acutely aware of her inner worth and very sensitive to moments when she is being under appreciated as a girlfriend, daughter or friend. Taurus is calm, level-headed and down to earth, able to objectively view all sides of a problem. They are also very emotional and tend to be shy, reserved and introverted. They are creative individuals who value family, trust, honesty, consistency and stability.
Taurus Tattoo Meaning
Taurus is also referred to as ‘the bull’. Patience, reliability, loving, warm hearted, persistent, determination, etc. are the strengths of this sun sign. Probably, this is the origin of the phrase ‘stubborn as a bull’. The drawbacks of this sign include jealousy, possessiveness, resentful, inflexible nature, self-indulgence and greed. Astrologically, Taurus is a negative feminine sign, however, the personification of the bull is intensely masculine.
In the Greek mythology, Zeus is said to have taken the form of a bull, to win his love Europa. The bull is said to be a solar as well as a lunar creature. It is also looked upon sun God, who stands for both the heaven and fire. However, if it is looked upon as a moon God, it represents the earth, water, night as well as death.
Tribal Taurus tattoo designs symbolize domestication of a wild animal to serve mankind, as well as victory of intellect over brute force or strength. In the Irish culture, if a warrior is referred to as a bull, it is taken as a compliment. At the same time, a bull can be seen to represent tyranny, death, brutality and also lust. Click to read on tribal tattoos.
Taurus Tattoo Designs
One of the popular Taurus zodiac sign tattoos is a bull passively reclining. The bull can also be depicted a little aggressive, either charging, snorting or raging. Since the bull is the head of the herd, is it seen overseeing the herd, but he grows weary of socializing, craves for solitude and sits on a hill, alone, peaceful and restful. The bull can also be depicted with a princess on his back. It can seen as a representation of Zeus and Europa. A variation could be an enormous bull with a fair maiden in his sights can also be used to represent Zeus and Europa.
Taurus tattoo designs for men and women can be drawn using its glyph, which has a circle with two horns on top, which imitate the horns of a bull. A cartoon bull, snorting out air, can also be used to make Taurus tattoo designs for women and men. Even only the face of the bull, looking forward with its horn jutting from the top of its head makes for great Taurus tattoo designs for girls and guys. A bull can also be depicted with a ring in his nose. The shape of the ring should be in the shape of the Taurus zodiac symbol.
Girly Taurus tattoo designs can be the ones which have stars in them. The stars can also be super imposed to make an image of a bull. An alternative could be to use glyph image along with the stars. Feminine Taurus tattoo designs can be the ones with shades of red or purple. Flowers can also be used with the Taurus designs to lend a more feminine touch to the tattoo. You may want to read on bull tattoo designs.
When you are looking for Taurus tattoo designs, you will come across a number of free Taurus tattoo designs on the Internet. Talking to your tattoo artist can also prove to be of immense help. You can get a temporary tattoo made, before you get a permanent tattoo made, so as to ensure you certainly did like the design, as tattoo removal can be a very painful process, which you may not want to go through.