Tattoos and piercings
Among the respondents there were several twenty-year-olds; the oldest “object of study” turned 53 years old.
Twenty-year-old Andrew, underwent hundreds of hours of painful procedures for tattooing, piercing, scarring, burning and “self-surgery.” In his worldview, the views of the postmodernist and cyberpunk were mixed. In order to change his appearance beyond recognition, Andrew used high-tech techniques and methods that were used in traditional culture societies (for example, New Zealand Maori).
The results of these experiments shock the respectable inhabitants. Scarred and painted, the young man experiences significant restrictions: he can’t visit certain shops and causes border guards to suspect. Many just Continue reading
Among the various tattoos, Hawaiian are especially notable, which have gained great popularity recently.
Tattoos are used to decorate various parts of the body. Initially, such tattoos were only on animals in order to identify them. However, such tattoos have become popular among people. The word “tattoo” comes from the word “tatau”, which means “sign” or “hit twice.”
The Importance of Traditional Hawaiian Tattoos
Tattoo art in Hawaii was known as kakau. Tattoos can be either small or huge.
You can also see the intricate patterns on the tattoo. Earlier tattoos used tortoise shell, bamboo, bird bones. Now some of the most commonly used tattoos are sea turtles, arrows, tropical flowers, dolphins, lizards, sharks, shells, etc., but the hibiscus flower tattoos remain the most popular.
Gecko: one of the most popular Hawaiian tattoos. Gecko creatures were commanded not only by fear, but also by Continue reading
Without a special semantic load, they are simply signs of belonging to a particular mystical or religious tradition, signs that a person leads an intense spiritual life.
The Theologian – personifies the Eternal Power and protection of the Light Gods to a person who has embarked on the path of spiritual development and perfection. The mandala with the image of this symbol helps a person to realize the interpenetration and unity of the four primary elements in our universe.
Svarozhich is a symbol of the Heavenly Power of God Svarog, preserving in its original form the whole variety of Life forms in the Universe. He protects all reasonable forms of Life from Soul and Spiritual degradation, as well as from complete destruction, as a rational species.
Bogodar – symbolizes the constant patronage of the Heavenly Gods, who give people the Ancient True Wisdom and Justice. This symbol is especially revered by the guardian priests, whom the Heavenly Gods entrusted to protect the Highest Gift – Heavenly Wisdom. Continue reading