According to the Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva is considered to be the God of destruction. However, Lord Shiva is also synonymous to power or ‘shakti’ (in Hindi). There are thousands of Gods and deities in the Hindu mythology. However, three of them are considered to be the supreme. They are Lord Shiva, Lord Brahma, and Lord Vishnu. These gods are known to be the creators of the universe. Among the three, there is no doubt that Lord Shiva is the most popular. Not only is Shiva considered to be the destroyer, but is also known as a creator as well as preserver. He is said to have the complete command over the cosmos.
Lord Shiva tattoos are quite popular among the Hindus. However, he is also quite popular in the western countries. Lord Shiva is well known for his third eye in the middle of the forehead, moon crescent, Vasuki snake wrapped around his neck, River Gangese flowing out of his knotty hair, trident in his hand as the weapon, and a two-headed drum in his hand. There are many tattoo ideas for Lord Shiva. Here is the list of some of the best Lord Shiva tattoo designs for you.