Cherry blossom tattoo designs are some of the most popular tattoo designs for women now. The beauty and delicacy of cherry blossoms can not be denied. In both Japanese and Chinese cultures the cherry blossom is full of symbolic meaning and significance. Before you decide to design a tattoo of cherry blossom, it makes sense to understand the symbolism and deep cultural ties and the sense that this tattoo could hold. After all the best tattoo designs are those that hold great symbolic significance. Typically, the tattoo is universally regretted what has been achieved then with a group of friends just because they got one. So do not fall into the trap and regret the tattoo later in life. Instead, if you decided to get a tattoo at least take the time to research the symbolism and meaning behind it and see if you speak and if the ideas are important in your life.
While many people tend to melt range and confuse the Japanese and Chinese culture, as well as a lack of knowledge, the two are very different in many ways. Therefore, the meaning and symbolism that the cherry blossom holds is different in every culture.
Chinese Cherry Blossom
For the Chinese the Cherry blossom tattoo designs is a very important symbol of power. In general, it is a female beauty and sexuality and often holds an idea of power or feminine domain. In the language of herbal Chinese herbs and traditions Often the Cherry blossom tattoo designs is the symbol of love.
Japanese Cherry Blossom
To Japanese cherry blossoms holds a very different meaning. The cherry blossom is a very delicate flower that blooms for a very short time. For the Japanese this represents the transience of life. This concept is linked deeply with the fundamental teachings of Buddhism that indicate all life is suffering and transitory. The Japanese have long held strong for the Buddhist faith of the transitory nature of life and is very noble to not get too attached to a particular outcome or not to become emotional, because this will pass in time.
The cherry fall flower was not taken lightly in Japanese symbolism is. Often it is the beauty of snow and a lot of connections established in the literature or Japanese poem of a fallen cherry blossom and snow. It has also been extended to the life of a warrior whose life was completed at the beginning of the battle.