Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Designs That Represent Love For Parents

Sanskrit shloka tattoo ideas are becoming quite popular among people nowadays. Not only Indians but foreign celebrities are seen inked on their bodies with sanskrit tattoos. Sanskrit designs and letters look different from that of other letters and symbols. 

Tattoos representing parents’ love has become a new trend on its own. One of the best services in Hinduism is the service for parents. There are many shlokas representing parents’ love in religious texts. Often service to parents is compared to the service of God. Giving service to parents has been called as repaying ‘pitra-rin’ ​which means a loan from the parents. Many people show their love and gratitude in the form of tattoos. The attractive calligraphy in which the sholka is written not only look cool but also shows their feeling towards their parents. If you also like something unique to be inked on your body, we have a few sanskrit shloka tattoos for you. But before that just have a look on what basically sanskrit is, what does sanskrit shloka means.

Sanskrit​ is said to be ​the mother of all languages, ​It is said to be the origin of many other languages in India. It is the language of the divine. Sanskrit is an ancient Indo-Europeans language of India. Hindu scriptures and classical Indian epics like Mahabharata, Ramayana and Vedas are written in Sanskrit. However, it is only seen to be used for religious purposes. It is one of the official state languages of India.

Shloka ​is actually a poetic form used in sanskrit. It is the basic verse form of Indian epic. Shloka is generally used in Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Puranas Smritis. The word shloka was profound by Maharishi Valmiki​, the writer of Ramayana. Coming back to Sanskrit shloka tattoos, there are several sanskrit words which are popularly used. The popular shlokas, usually inked on the body, contain shloka of karma, parents love, inspiration, true love etc. These shlokas emanate purity and a sense of strength, make for the best.

Here are some of the best slokas representing love for parents and glorify them, that can be inked on the body.

Pita Swarg Pita Dharma Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.

This sholka expresses the feeling of love and care,
appreciating and reciprocating the efforts your parents have
put in for you.

पिता स्वर्गः पिता धर्मः पिता परमकं तपः ।
पितरि प्रीतिमापन्ने सर्वाः प्रीयन्ति देवता ॥

Transliteration:
pitā svargaḥ pitā dharmaḥ pitā paramakaṃ tapaḥ ।
pitari prītimāpanne sarvāḥ prīyanti devatāḥ ॥

English translation:
Father is my heaven, father is my religion, father is the ultimate sacrifice. If he is happy all the Gods are happy.

Hindi translation:
मेरे पिता मेरे स्वर्ग हैं, मेरे पिता मेरे धर्म हैं, वे मेरे जीवन की परम तपस्या है। जब वे खुश होते हैं, तब सभी देवता खुश होते हैं।

Source: Mahabharata Shanit Parva 258.20


Janakaschopneta Cha Sascha Vidya Prayachati Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Designs

This Sanskrit shloka on father from Neeti Shastra depicts the five qualities of a father. The times we live in, you will always find these five and even more qualities in your father.

जनकश्चोपनेता च यश्च विद्यां प्रयच्छति ।
अन्नदाता भयत्राता पश्चैते पितरः स्मृताः ॥

Transliteration:
janakaścopanetā ca yaśca vidyāṃ prayacchati।
annadātā bhayatrātā paścaite pitaraḥ smṛtāḥ॥

English translation:
The person who gives birth, who initiates, who bestows knowledge, who gives food and saves from fear- these five are considered as fathers.

Hindi translation:
जन्मदाता, उपनयन संस्कारकर्ता, विद्या प्रदान करने वाला, अन्नदाता और भय से रक्षा करने वाला – ये पांच व्यक्ति को पिता समान कहा गया है।

Source: Neeti Shastra 80


Satyam Mata Pita Gyan Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.

In this shloka mother is said to be the truth and father is said knowledge.

सत्यम माता पिता ज्ञान धर्मो भ्राता दया सखा ।
शान्तिः पत्नी क्षमा पुत्रः षडेते मम बान्धवाः ॥

Transliteration:
satya mata pita jnanam dharmo bhrata daya sakha.
shantih patni kshama putrah shedete mam baandhawaah.

English Translation:
Truthfulness is my mother, knowledge is my father, religiousness is my brother, mercifulness is my friend, peacefulness is my wife and forgiveness is my son. These are my relatives.

Hindi Translation:
सत्य मेरी माता है, ज्ञान मेरा पिता है, धर्मं मेरा भाई है, दया मेरी मित्र है, शांति मेरी पत्नी है, क्षमा मेरा पुत्र है। यह छः मेरे सम्बन्धी हैं।


Sarva Tirthmayi Mata Sarvadevmaya Pita Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
सर्वतीर्थमयी माता सर्वदेवमयः पिता ।
मातरं पितरं तस्मात् सर्वयत्नेन पूजयेत् ॥

Transliteration:
sarvatIrthamayI maataa sarvadevamayaH pitaa
maataraM pitaraM tasmaat sarvayatnena pUjayet

English Translation:
Mother is the object of devotion, father is the combination of all deities. Hence, it is the duty to serve both of them and to revere them all their efforts.

Hindi Translation:
सर्व तीर्थ मयी माता होती है और सर्व देव मय पिता। तो इन दोनों की सेवा से चतुर्वर्ग की प्राप्ति संभव है।


Yanmatapitaro vtuttam Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
यन्मातापितरौ वृतं तनये कुरुतः सदा ।
न सुप्रतिकारं तत्तु मात्रा पित्रा च यत्कृतम् ॥

Transliteration:
yanmaataapitarau vRuthaM tanaye kurutaH sadaa
na supratikaaraM tattu maatraa pitraa cha yatkRutam

English Translation:
The act of deeds done constantly by mother and father for their children… There is no retaliation to those deeds performed by the parents.

Hindi Translation:
माता-पिता द्वारा किये गए कर्म अपने बच्चों के लिए निरंतर… उन कर्मों को लौटाया नहीं जा सकता ।

Source: Ramayana Ayodhya Kand
From taittiriya upanishad shikshavalli eleventh
anuvaka.


Matru Devo Bhava Pitru Devo Bhava Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.

This shloka means to always respect your parents . Respecting parents is a virtue and that should be observed throughout one’s life.

मातृदेवो भव ॥
पितृदेवो भव ॥

Transliteration:
Matru devo bhavà
Pitru devo bhavà

English Translation:
Mother should be considered as God.
Father should be considered as God.

Hindi Translation:
माता को देवता के समान समजना चाहिए। पिता को देवता के समान समजना चाहिए।


Janani Janmabhumi Swargdapi Gariyasi Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गदपि गरीयसी ।

Transliteration:
Janani Janmabhoomischa Swargadapi Gariyasi

English Translation:
Janani (mother) and Janmabhoomi (earth) is more than heaven.

Hindi Translation:
जननी और जन्मभूमि स्वर्ग से भी बढ़कर है।


Mata Gurutara Bhumeh Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
माता गुरुतरा भूमेः॥

Transliteration:
Mata gurutra bhumeh.

English Translation:
Mothers are heavier than this land.

Hindi Translation:
माता इस भूमि से कही अधिक भारी होती है।


Atha Shiksha Pravaschyam Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
अथ शिक्षा प्रवक्ष्याम: मातृमान् पितृमनाचार्यवान पुरुषो वेदः।

Transliteration:
Ath shiksha pravashyam matruman pitrmanacharyavan purusho veda.

English Translation:
When there are three best teachers i.e. first mother, second father and third teacher,man can then only be knowledgeable.

Hindi Translation:
जब तीन उत्तम शिक्षक अर्थात एक माता, दूसरा पिता और तीसरा आचार्य हो तो तभी मनुष्य ज्ञानवान होगा।


Nasti Matusama Chaya Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
नास्ति मातृसमा छाया, नास्ति मातृसमा गतिः। नास्ति मातृसमं त्राण, नास्ति मातृसमा प्रिया।

Transliteration:
Nasti matrasma chaya, nasti matrasma gati | Nasti matrasme tran, nasti matrasma priya |

English Translation:
No shade can be compared to mother,no supporter can be compared to mother, no protector can be compared to mother, no dearest thing can be compared to mother.

Hindi Translation:
माता के समान कोई छाया नहीं है, माता के समान कोई सहारा नहीं है। माता के समान कोई रक्षक नहीं है और माता के समान कोई प्रिय चीज नहीं है।


Pruthivya Putraste Janani Vahavah Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
पृथिव्यां पुत्रास्ते जननि बहवः सन्ति सरलाः परं तेषां मध्ये विरलतरलोऽहं तव सुतः। मदीयोऽयं त्यागः समुचितमिदं नो तव शिवेकुपुत्रो जायेत क्वचिदपि कुमाता न भवति॥

Transliteration:
Prithivyam Putraste Janani Vahavaha Santi Saralah Param
Tesham Madhye viraltarlkham tav sutah madiyoyam tyagh
samuchitmidam no tav shivekuputro jayet kvachidapi kumaya na bhavti

English Translation:
All the mothers of all the sons on this land, They are very simple. Means that mother is very comfortable. She quickly gets pleased with her sons. She rejects all her happiness for sons, because the son may be a son, but the mother may not be Kumata(folly).

पृथ्वी पर जितने भी पुत्रो की माँ हैं, वह अत्यंत सरल रूप में हैं। कहने का मतलब है कि माँ एकदम से सहज रूप में होती हैं । वे अपने पुत्रों पर शीघ्रता से प्रसन्न हो जाती हैं । वह अपनी समस्त खुशियां पुत्रों के लिए त्याग देती हैं , क्योंकि पुत्र कुपुत्र हो सकता है, लेकिन माता कुमाता नहीं हो सकती ।


Mata Matskasham Sada Sanskrit Shloka Tattoo Design.
माता मत्स्काशं सदा॥

Transliteration:
Mata matskansham sada

English Translation:
Mom is with me forever.

Hindi Translation:
माता सदा मेरे साथ है।

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