Bamboo Tattoos Indicate Strength and Durability
Bamboo is a great design for those who want a tattoo that covers large parts of their body and can be combined with dragons or tigers for a distinctive Asian feel. Bamboo stalks represent strength and durability. Since bamboo flourishes year after year it is also a symbol of hardiness, vigor and vitality.
In Japan bamboo groves protect the sacred Shinto shrines, and in India it is a symbol of friendship. Bamboo is thought to be the only plant that is strong enough to hold up during a hurricane, which makes it practically indestructible in the wild.
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