Hamsa Tattoo Design 2016.Hamsa tattoo is one of the unique tattoos that have a deep spiritual meaning. This tattoo contains specific symbols that have a spiritual relevance. The tattoo basically entails a hand with an eye on it. The eye is believed to contain specific powers. Hamsa or The khamsa, also known as the Hand of Fatima or Miriam, shown with the shape of the palm and is widely used in the Middle East and the Maghreb, to North Africa. It is mainly used in bracelets and necklaces, or hung on doors and windows to ward off the evil eye. The origin of this amulet dates back to an era more remote than Islamic. Although his name is Fatima – the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad – the archaeological discoveries show that the symbol of a hand turn down was widespread long before the birth of the monotheistic religions.
It should be noted that, despite the amulet is associated with Islam, a majority of Muslims consider the hand of Fatima witness of superstition that is in contradiction with the principles of religion : Islam prohibits the assignment of healing and protection to objects and their veneration. In some Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia – the cradle of Islam – this talisman is not used. Many believe, in fact, the symbol belongs to the most popular culture Berber and Jewish sefaradica. Nevertheless the hand of Fatima has an extensive use in Morocco and Algeria, where he became an accessory often used as a good luck charm in necklaces, bracelets and earrings, postcards and even tattoos.