Virat Kohli New Tattoo – Virat Kohli has left for Bangalore on Saturday (March 25) for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. However, what caught everyone’s attention though was the new tattoo he sported on his left hand. The former India captain is obsessed with tattoos and has 11 of them inked on different parts of his body. Each of the tattoos have a deep meaning, which Kohli has explained before on social media. The latest Tattoo also holds a deep spiritual significance to the right-hand batter. Follow IPL 2023 Live Updates with InsideSport.IN.
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Virat Kohli’s Tattoo and its significance
1. God’s Eye Tattoo inked on the left shoulder
About its specialty, Kohli explains, “I call it God’s eye. So, basically, the all-seeing eye. That everything that’s happening is being watched, and there’s someone always keeping a count of everything that you do. So that makes you feel connected in a way, and also, that makes you understand the essence of life and what we need to do as human beings and what our eventual goal is.”
2. Japanese Samurai Tattoo inked on the upper left arm
Kohli says this is one of his favorite tattoos. The Samurais were depicted as the warriors of pre-modern Japan who believed in living a life based on loyalty to one’s master, self-discipline, and respectful, ethical behavior.
3. 175 Tattoo inked on the left arm
175 is the ODI cap number of Kohli.
4. 269 Tattoo inked on the upper left hand
Speaking about its importance, he says, “These numbers will always remain with me because when you look back at the charts 200 years from now, in front of these numbers, there will be my name. These will always be special numbers, and hence I decided to get them.”
5. Mother name Saroj on the upper left arm
6. Father name Prem on the left hand
Kohli immensely respects his parents and has often spoken highly of them. Kohli’s father played a huge role in making him a cricketer.
7. Lord Shiva Tattoo on left forearm
Virat is a worshipper of Lord Shiva. So, he has a tattoo of Lord Shiva with meditating image of him on mount Kailash near Lake Mansarovar.
8. Monastery Tattoo on shoulder
The monastery tattoo on the shoulder is a symbol of a place of peace and power.
9. Scorpio Tattoo on the upper right arm
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of Kohli.
10. Om tattoo on shoulder
According to Kohli, it is a symbol of spiritualism. The Om symbol, which is the universal sound, which is probably the most consistent thing in the whole universe. “I’ve started to understand that now… So, I have started to realize strongly that I’m meant to be where I am, and this is not random,” said Kohli.
11. Tribal Tattoo on right forearm
This tattoo means it is a symbol of aggression. Kohli plays cricket in the same manner and does not give an inch to his opponents.
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