Lightning Bolt Tattoo – Meaning & Symbolism

Lightning Bolt Tattoo meaningpower (like a werewolf), fear (like a shark), energy (like the infinity tattoo), strength (like a pegasus), justice (like Zeus), beauty (like a daffodil), wisdom (like a mandala), etc. Do you need some pictures for your future tattoo?

Cute lightning bolt tattoo for women

Cute lightning bolt tattoo for women

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Cool Lightning bolt tattoo

Cool Lightning bolt tattoo

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Lightning Bolt Tattoo symbolism:

  • Greek mythology: the lightning bolt/thunderbolt is the symbol of Zeus, which is the god of the sky and thunder. Along with the lightning bolt, Zeus has other symbols as well: the oak, eagle and the bull.
  • Roman mythology: in the Roman mythology, the god of sky and lightning is Jupiter. One of his children is Hercules. Just like Zeus, Jupiter also has a couple of symbols, like: eagle, etc.
  • Maya mythology: just like in other mythologies, Huracan is the God of thunder/wind/storm and fire.
  • Hittite mythologyTeshub is the god of sky/storm. Also, like other gods in different mythologies, Teshub has a sacred animal and symbols. His sacred animal is the bull.

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Cartoon lightning bolt tattoo idea

Cartoon lightning bolt tattoo idea

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Another lightning bolt tattoo idea

Another lightning bolt tattoo idea

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Lightning Bolt Tattoos on celebrities – Avril Lavigne, Amy Winehouse (she used to have such a tattoo), Zayn Malik, etc. I guess there are other celebrities with this type of tattoo also. Do you know more such celebrities? Don’t be afraid, comment here and let us know.

Lightning Bolt Tattoo Placement ideasbehind your ear, on your leg, on your finger, on your face, etc. Most important – the meaning and design are important, but do you know what’s the most important? If you really want/need that type of tattoo. If you don’t, you will regret afterwards. So, make sure you really want it and then take your decision.

 

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