Lion, the king of the jungle is now the popular animal tattoo included in 2018 tattoo trends as one of the best symbol tattoos of the season. The powerful lion carries all the positive meaning and symbols that make it the best totem animal tattoo for both men and women.
This royal animal, the King of the beasts is the symbol of power and courage, victory and masculinity, family and glory. The image of a lion was present in many ancient cultures. In Greek mythology lion symbolized love and masculinity. In Christianity lion was associated with God and endless power. In Asian mythology lion means luck, strength and protection.
The meaning of a lion tattoo greatly depends on additional details pictured with lion tattoo. Lion is often pictured with a crown. Tattoo will symbolize the royal blood of the animal. The one wearing lion with a crown wants to accentuate power and domination. Lion with flower refers to a perfect balance between power and fragility.
Lion is often chosen by those born under Leo zodiac sign. The zodiac sign is characterized as energized, intelligent, extravagant person with the perfect qualities of a leader.
Lion head tattoo is the most fashionable tattoo style that still carries all the power of the lion. The lion can be pictured roaring for fierce look. Roaring lion is more suitable for men while new styles of lion like dotwork or linework is more neutral and will be perfect for women as well.
Depending on the style of lion tattoo it can be placed on shoulder, back, wrist or chest. Get realistic lion tattoo on back or keep everything less dramatic by minimalistic lion tattoo. In both cases you will succeed.