Turtles are no longer strangers to Western culture, but their Japanese cousins have not yet been widely introduced.
Impressive in appearance and considered a harbinger of wisdom, prosperity and longevity, the Japanese turtle may not be a popular tattoo choice, but that’s all the more reason to get one. the first to apply it.
Depicted with sharp, pristine features and an elongated seaweed tail (the latter is a sign of its regal longevity), the Japanese turtle is often drawn with water, a detail that adds another layer of rich context to its tattoo. The Japanese turtle is said to symbolize the necessity of wisdom before longevity; What is the point of living a long life if not to be an enlightened person?
Your own Japanese turtle tattoo is both a work of art and a powerful symbol to help you navigate both calm and troubled waters. If it appears in your dream, the Japanese turtle signifies the need to delve deeper into one’s own soul and find the truth within the reeds of knowledge.
Turtles are often associated with speed rather than speed, with rewards achieved through patient diligence rather than full-throttle tactics. The Japanese turtle dives a step deeper, signifying a long life and abundant joy through self-reflection.
Do you have the courage to look inside yourself and admit your truth for a higher purpose? The Japanese turtle thinks so, and its ink-drawn image will guide you every step of the way.