Hollywood celebs are well known for their obsession with out-of-the-box things and one among them is their obsession with Indian tattoos, especially verses. Tattoo has become an important body art and that too Hindi or Sanskrit has become a trend to reckon with. Let us see who those celebrities are who gave the Indian tattoos a worldwide name.
- David Beckham
David Beckham, the legendary England soccer player professed his love for wife Victoria by inking his arm with her name in Hindi.
- Jessica Alba
Look closely at Jessica’s right hand; you will see the name Padma tattooed in Sanskrit. The English translation stands for lotus which stands for beauty. Lotus blooms and floats above the murk of the lake yet are one of the most beautiful things to see. The tattoo describes the beauty of someone who has battled all oddities and rises above everything. Quite a thoughtful tattoo, isn’t it?
- Angelina Jolie
Angelina got a Hindi tattoo done on her back shoulder when she adopted her son Maddox. The tattoo is written in Pali script which when translated in English stands for, “May your enemies run away from you/ Your beauty will be that of Apsara/ Where you may go, many will attend, serve and protect you, surrounding you on all sides/ If you acquire riches, may they remain yours always.”
- Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has the symbol “Om” tattooed on her wrist which is the sacred language of the Hindu Gods and “Karma” inked on her finger.
- Brittany Snow
The Pitch Perfect co-actor of Anna Kendrick has the word “Abhay” tattooed right above her ankle. It stands for the “one without fear”.
- Vanessa Hudgens
The former Disney girl has also tattooed the sacred word Om on her palm but in a different fashion. When she folds her palm in a “Namaste” style, the word Om is formed by the two palms.
- Russel Brand
The British comic actor was reported to be chanting “Hare Krishna” after he left drugs. He is also rumored to have converted to Hinduism. The tattoo on his right arm reads “AnugachhatuPravah” which stands for “go with the flow”.
- Kimberly Wyatt
The Pussycat Dolls vocalist has a tattoo in Sanskrit on her back which translates to “May all beings everywhere be happy and free and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom of all.”
- Adam Levine
The Maroon 5 singer has the word “Tapas” written on his left chest. The word stands for fire or determination. Adam says that this word helps him to move forward in his life.
- Alyssa Milano
Looks like Hollywood celebs are fixated with the word Om as the famous sitcom “Who’s the boss” actress has got an Om tattooed on her nape.