Mystic Bat Tattoos
Mystic bat is connected with Dracula and this is not the only thing that makes the creature so scary. This night animal is surrounded with mystic legends and stories, bats are seen in all the horror movies and they appear in A moment we hardly expect them. Bats were around since prehistoric times and they always symbolized the mystic underworld. Bats were often associated with hell and symbolized destruction.
The symbol of bat was present in many cultures. For ones it stood for jealousy, for others the symbol was associated with the vampires and demons that appear at night. Still, in China the bat is the symbol of longevity and happiness,
You may wonder why such a negative character has become so popular as a tattoo. Well the answer is quite simple. Human being is always attracted with supernatural power and mystery that has no explanation. Moreover the new punk, emo and goth societies that are all about dark and mysterious things surround themselves with everything demonic and even worship them.
With all the negative meaning and symbolism bat tattoo isn’t completely an evil one. If we take into consideration the symbolism of bat in Chinese culture bat tattoo stands for rebirth and new beginning that is surrounded with mystery. Still, mostly bat is chosen as a tattoo for its dark meaning and it can be interpreted as the symbol of illusion, darkness and death.