St Michael tattoo

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St Michael tattoo is not a very popular tattoo among women. But it’s kind of a tattoo which definitely deserves your attention.

Archangel

Saint Michael the Archangel is a character mentioned in the Old Testament. He has been part of Christian teachings since the earliest times. In Catholic writings and traditions he acts as the defender of the Church. He is a leader of all other angels and chief opponent of Satan. Saint Michael also assists people at the hour of death.

Definitely Saint Michael symbolizes the victory of good over evil. Therefore he has been widely represented in art through the ages. Depictions of Saint Michael often portray the scene where Satan is helpless below the sword or spear of a triumphant Saint Michael. In some depictions, the Latin phrase “Quis ut Deus?” can be seen on the shield of Saint Michael. The phrase means “Who is like God?” and Saint Michael asks it scornfully as he slays Satan. Evil is represented as a dragon, or a man-like figure, at times with wings.

Moreover St Michael is the patron saint of warriors like police, soldiers, and firefighters. St. Michael is also the patron of artists.

Symbol

St. Michael is the ultimate protector. Anyone who feels alone, or lost, or in danger might get a St. Michael tattoo so that they don’t feel alone or lost. Anyone is afraid or feels like they need someone to protect them can find solace in a St. Michael tattoo.

As the right hand of God, St Michael was the one who face off Satan and his demons when they wanted to declare themselves to be the same as God. St. Michael the Archangel is the archetype of the good person fighting against evil. So many people who feel that they are fighting evil get St. Michael tattoos in honor of that struggle.

So St Michael the archangel is an amazing tattoo to get for those who are into Christianity. Angel tattoos on the back are very popular. It’s because the back is such a large canvas that the tattoo artist can create stunning angel artwork in ink. The choice of the place where you can design the tattoo will depend on whether you want hide it from the public or not. A St. Michael tattoo that features angelic imagery will be gorgeous on anyone.

To conclude – A Michael the Archangel tattoo is a righteous and strong symbol of a champion who combats evil. Some people believe that this tattoo mean expression of faith, reverence or seeking of intercession of saint.

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