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Ouroboros by surfsagg03 Ouroboros by surfsagg03
credit to Andradora for the original design found here [link]

Ouroboros + Tree of life/bonsai tree

meaning:
Ouroboros is a symbol found in many cultures, usually a dragon or snake eating its own tail. Whether its seen as the "perfect" creature or symbol of eternal life or the life cycle, its a powerful symbol fueled by my readings of Joseph Campbell.

The tree in the center can either be interpreted as the mythical tree of life, source of sustainance, or as a simple bonsai tree who's very care reflects the soul of the owner.
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j-b-baby Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
I also have this tattoo, and want to thank you for your beautiful design. Rob at King Street Tattoo, Newtown, Sydney, added more branches, but I love its simplicity. Pictures on my Facebook page: [link]
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naomimm Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol i didnt even need to read the descrpition to know what this was about its amazing
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Jawdoe Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
where is that on you body...looks lik your leg but then i look again and think arm?
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surfsagg03 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2010
its on the outside of my leg, about 4 inches above my ankle.
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kewhy Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2009
Amazing tattoo. Love it.
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Andradora Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
It's absolutely beautiful :D
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