Sanskrit Quotes for Tattoo
Considered to be the language of the sages, Sanskrit has survived for hundreds of years and has continued to this day to be included in educational syllabus. In countries like India, it is highly regarded as the language in which sacred texts like the Upanishads and the Vedas were written. Tattoo yourself with any of these Sanskrit quotes to add a mystic charm to your body art and celebrate your cryptic side.
Inspirational Sanskrit Quotes for Tattoo
क्रियासिद्धिः सत्त्वे भवति महतां नोपकरणे॥
(Not the means but their inner strength help great people accomplish their actions).
(A knowledgable person is worshipped everywhere).
अत्तानं दमयन्ति पण्डिता॥
(The wise control themselves).
अप्राप्यं नाम नेहास्ति धीरस्य व्यवसायिनः
(There is nothing unattainable to a courageous and hardworking person)
अश्नुते स हि कल्याणं व्यसने यो न मुह्यति
(Only one who does not lose his cool in adversity will enjoy prosperity).
Thoughful Sanskrit Quotes for Tattoo
प्रकृत्यमित्रा हि सतामसाधवः
(Evil men are natural enemies of the good ones).
महीयांसः प्रकृत्या मितभषिणः
(Great men, by nature, do not talk much).
उपयोगं तु न प्रीतिर्विचारयति
(Love does not consider use or benefit).
अनियतकालाः प्रवृत्तयो विप्लवन्ते
(Actions not done at the appropriate time do not yield the desired result).
त्यजन्त्युत्तमसत्वा हि प्राणानपि न सत्पथं
(Those of good nature may prefer dying than giving up the righteous path).
Famous Sanskrit Quotes for Tattoo
तेन त्यक्तेन भुञ्जीथा:
(Enjoy things by renunciation).
~ From Ishopanishad Verse 1.
मा गृध: कस्यस्विद्धनम्।।
(Do not covet others' wealth).
~ From Ishopanishad Verse 1.
कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन।
(Your right is to the duty only, not to the fruits thereof).
~ Shreemad Bhagwad Gita, Chapter 2, Verse 47.
यत्कर्म कुरुते तदभिसंपद्यते॥
(As your deed is, so is your destiny).
~ Brihadaranyakopanishat 4.4.5.
Best Sanskrit Quotes for Tattoo
गते शोको न कर्तव्यो भविष्यं नैव चिंतयेत्।
वर्तमानेन कालेन वर्तयंति विचक्षणाः॥
(One should not regret the past or worry about the future.
Wise men act by the present time).
अतिपरिचयादवज्ञा संततगमनादनादरो भवति।
(Too much familiarity causes contempt).
(The angry person is blind despite having eyes).
यथा काष्ठं च काष्ठं च समेयातां महोदधौ।
समेत्य च व्यपेयातां तद्वद्भूतसमागमः॥
(Coming together of living beings is like the pieces of wood
that come together in ocean and having come together, separate).
Wise Sanskrit Quotes for Tattoo
उद्यमेन हि सिध्यंति कार्याणि न मनोरथै:।
(Work gets completed by efforts, not by thinking only).
क्षणमप्यवतिष्ठते श्वसन् यदि जन्तुर्ननु लाभवानसौ
(Every breath and moment of life should be considered as a gain).
सन्तोषः परमो लाभः सत्सङ्गः परमा गतिः ।
विचारः परमं ज्ञानं शमो हि परमं सुखम् ॥
(Contentment is the highest gain,
Good Company the highest course,
Enquiry the highest wisdom,
and Peace the highest enjoyment.)
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