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Drutsa script
This example shows a Tibetan Drutsa script that reads ‘inner truth’ and includes heading and ending swirls, placed on the outer forearm.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.
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Eternal Knot

The knot of eternity is traditionally one of the ‘Eight Auspicious Symbols’ in Tibetan iconography, shown here tattooed across the back and flanked between red coloured ribbon cloud designs.

Similar designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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High Drutsa Script

The words ‘Great Garuda soaring in space’ aligned vertically in Tibetan High Drutsa script, seen here on the lower back.

Similar designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Drutsa script

Tibetan Drutsa script placed on the inner forearm near the wrist. This example translates as ‘freedom’ or ‘liberation’.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Ornatmental Drutsa

This Tibetan Drutsa script with ornamented heading and ending swirls, placed on the outer forearm, translates as ‘little monkey’.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Tsugtung script

Tibetan Tsugtung script, aligned on the outer upper arm in a dot effect reads ‘to live and die without regret’.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Drutsa script

Another example of a Tibetan Drutsa script with heading swirl, this time seen here aligned vertically on the upper back and translates as ‘’love, family happiness’.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Uchen Script

This Tibetan Uchen script shows the ‘Mani mantra’ pronounced ‘om mani padme hum’. This is the mantra of loving-kindness shown here stacked vertically on the upper back.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Uchen Script

Another example of the mantra of loving-kindness, seen here in the Tibetan Uchen script with heading, vowel signs and ending lines rendered in blue.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Uchen Script

More Tibetan Uchen script, this time seen placed as an armband and reads ‘may all beings be happy’.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Uchen Script

The three chakra syllables of body, speech and mind, ‘om ah hum’ in vertically staked Tibetan Uchen script.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Drutsa Script

The ‘Pani mantra’ is the mantra of protection and removal of obstacles, pronounced ‘om benza pani hum’. Shown here in Tibetan Drutsa script with a brush effect and stacked vertically on the torso side.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Tsugtung Script

This graceful design in Tibetan Tsugtung script,  is pronounced Zhi ‘jam, meaning ‘tranquil’ or ‘peaceful’. Shown here placed at the top of the back and below the neck line.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Uchen Script

This example of the Green Tara Mantra in Tibetan Uchen script and arranged as a necklace, is pronounced ‘om tari tuttari turi swa ha’.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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Horyig Script

Two separate words, ‘body’ and ‘mind’, seen here placed on the inner forearms in the vertical Horyig seal script.

Classic Designs can be bought in the design store or alternatively to order an original design please visit the bespoke page.

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For more than a decade, internationally renowned calligraphy artist Tashi Mannox has been creating Tibetan script designs for tattoo’s. Since 2006 inkessential.com has lead the way as the worlds foremost website dedicated to providing this specialized service online.

The elegance and strength of Tibetan script styles, as well as the spiritual meaning (Dharma) upheld within the Tibetan language; displays a depth of wisdom and beauty that is wholly unique. Tashi maintains this sacred integrity within his designs and honors the Tibetan calligraphic tradition in his varied approach.

Tashi’s knowledge and expertise is drawn from 17 years training and experience as a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Karma Kagyu lineage. This expert training is underpinned with a formal training in the fine arts, which sets Tashi apart as a unique talent and specialist in this rarefied field of study.

For advice and answers to frequently asked questions please visit the Tibetan Scripts page. Where you will also find examples of different Tibetan scripts forms and styles. There are two options to acquire a design as outlined below.

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To commission a bespoke design by personally contacting Tashi Mannox, please follow the four easy stages listed in the Bespoke Design page.


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For a more immediate Tibetan tattoo design purchase, please visit the Design Store, where classical tattoo designs created by Tashi, can be directly downloaded in one of the many Tibetan script styles and compositions.

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