The Virgin Mary, mother of the Christ, who gave birth to him through the blessing of a holy spirit is worshiped by people across all faiths. She is a symbol of purity and motherly affection. Men and women look up to her in times of despair and sadness and she always comes forward as a source of comfort restoring faith and happiness in her believers. Virgin Mary tattoos are worn by many to feel her comforting presence on their bodies. In the olden times too seafarers got them inked on their body parts to remind themselves of their wives, beloved and mother waiting at homes.
It was also a way of remaining virtuous as the “Blessed virgin Mary“ stood for chastity and purity.
In the present times, things have changed and the Virgin Mary tattoos are worn by all.
However, those who are religiously inclined get it tattooed in larger numbers. The tattoos consist of the pictures of Mary, mostly based on the images inscribed on walls of the churches. But the scope of creativity is not restricted considering the religious domain, the tattoo fall into. Here are some 35 Virgin Mary tattoos in different moods and presentations. If you want to get one for yourself, do have a look. It will give you some cool ideas and inspirations.
Inner Arm Virgin Mary
Face bent below and covered around with veil, Mother Mary is lost in thoughts.
Demon Virgin Mary
This one is a creative liberty sample tattoo showing a devil Mary and an evil Christ.
Virgin Mary Sleeve Tattoo
Folded hands below Virgin Mary’s image are symbolic of the trust her believers have in her ability to convey their prayers to the almighty.
The crowned Virgin Mary wearing a pink dress with a green veil covering her head resembles a queen.
Side Mary Tattoo
A sad and gloomy Virgin Mary painted with dark colors symbolises grief and pain.
Dead Virgin Mary Tattoo
Mary folding her hands and surrounded by roses on sides looks weird and fearsome.
Yet Virgin Mary
A benevolent image of Virgin Mary with a halo at the back of her face exudes kindness and love.
Virgin Mary Jesus Portrait Tattoo
Jesus and Mary inked together on arm symbolising the strong bond between mother and son.
Bloody Mary Tattoo
Virgin Mary with tears in her eyes prays for the safety of her children.
Tatuagem Maria Tattoo
A somber face of Mother Mary graces the arm of the believer.
Angel Mary Tattoo
Inked on back, Mother Mary with her angel wings symbolises protection and comfort.
Virgin Mary Tattoo
Dressed up as a nun Virgin Mary with her rosary and a bindi on forehead is lost in thoughts.
Hail Mary Jesus
Virgin Mary with the little Jesus in her lap looks love and care personified.
His Virgin Mary Tattoo
A small insignia of Mother Mary inked on neck is a modern way of flaunting religiosity.
Virgin Mary Cadillac Tattoo
Unusual, mysterious image of Mary with cracks surfacing on her face and hands.
Traditional Mary Tattoo
Come to my refuge, this is what Mother has to say to those who are in distress.
Holy Virgin Mary
Eyes welling up with emotions and hands folded in a prayerful pose, Mary is always thinking of her children’s welfare.
Arm Virgin Mary
Virgin Mary with angel wings standing atop a rose branch painted in black and white on the arm.
Mary Statue Tattoo
So soothing and sentimental, the child Christ gently caressing Mary’s chin is a picture that will strike every heart.
Both Hand Tattoo
Christ and Mary embossed on separate hands in similar pattern are a confirmation of the wearer’s faith in Christianity.
Crying Virgin Mary Tattoo
Virgin Mary shedding tear drops of blood arouses fear in the hearts of onlookers.
Cool Virgin Mary Statue
Virgin Mary statue standing on a pedestal finds place on arm in the form of tattoo.
My Cute Mary
The flamboyant girl has added a dash of modernity to the picture of Virgin Mary tattoo on her sleeve.
Virgin Mary Think
Nice tattoo inked on chest with the rosary and Mary’s image placed side by side.
Old Virgin Marry Tattoo
This colorful image of Virgin Mary with flowers looks rich and vibrant.
Virgin Mary emerging from the flames is symbolic of the test life throws at those who strive for truth and love.
Flowers in her hair and flames in heart paint an amazing picture of contrast.
Amazing Virgin Mary
Soothing and graceful, this portrait of Mary is the ultimate source of peace and bliss.
Another Mary Tattoo
Mary in her twin braided tails and wings with stars shining above her looks like the image from a fairy tale story.
Belly Vagina Mary
Nice work of art and blending of images to create a colorful and bright tattoo on the belly.
The Dead Virgin Mary
Mary staring in anger from the tattoo carved on arm in black with roses.
Break Down In Tears
Mother Mary looks up to god to mollify the girl who is shedding tears as her grief has become unbearable.
The Virgin Mary
Colorful image of a somber Mary inked at the back of the knee.
Praying Angel Tattoo
A small, black tattoo of Mary with angel wings inked below the waist looks simple and elegant.
Nice Virgin Mary Tattoo
A full size picture of Virgin Mary inked on hand has a graceful charm.