. That’s because the lotus flower is not only very beautiful, but quite meaningful as well. It is a symbol of strength, beauty, purity, enlightenment and wisdom. The lotus is quite popular in Asia, especially in Buddhism. The flower grows from a murky pond and rises above the surface beautifully. This is the reason why a lot of tattoo lovers chooses this design and sometimes incorporate them with other tattoos like a geisha and even samurais.