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8 Wishful Hoju Tattoos

8 Wishful Hoju Tattoos

Tattoo Ideas1 min Read

A small Japanese design with big meaning makes a great filler tattoo!

Don't be fooled by their size - these hoju tattoos are awesome! 

Although small, the hoju is a classic image in traditional Japanese art and myth. Believed to be a wish fulfilling jewel and a bringer of good health, the hoju is often depicted as an orb with a pointed top and is occasionally surrounded by flames. The hoju likewise has strong ties to Buddhism and three hoju together are said to represent the three jewels of Buddhism; Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. 

As a tattoo however a hoju has become a popular gap filler, especially in Japanese themed work. Brightly colored and packed with symbolism a hoju tattoo is a design any fan of Japanese body art should consider. Take some time to enjoy these hoju tattoos and see just how cool this little design can be! 


Robert Davies
Written byRobert Davies

Tattoodo Staff Writer and tattoo enthusiast. Lover of all things traditional and blackwork!

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