Global tattoo-you Yoga Journal Global By YJ Editor | Feb 29, 2012 Share Facebook Twitter Google Plus Pinterest Email Comments In yoga class these days, students are revealing a lot more than skin; they’re expressing their commitment to the practice with yoga-inspired body art that features images of Hindu deities, Sanskrit mantras, and sacred symbols. Show us your yoga-inspired tattoo for a chance to be featured in Yoga Journal magazine and in a slideshow on Yogajournal.com. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following: 1. a high-resolution photo of you and your tattoo (at least 300 dpi at 4×6 inches) 2. your name, age, city and state 3. your phone number and email address (for contact purposes only) 4. a short statement explaining the story of your tattoo. Why did you choose this particular image? When did you get it? How is it related to your understanding and practice of yoga and yoga philosophy? If there are words in the tattoo, what do they say? How does your tattoo inspire you in your practice and your life? Please note that by submitting your photo you give us the right to publish it in print and online. One image will be chosen to appear in the magazine. A variety of images will be displayed in the online slideshow. Photo credit: Clevelandgroove.com for YJevents.com. You Might Also Like Life When Yoga Lights the Way A social justice activist offers yoga for domestic workers as a way to nurture women who bring love and care to others. Blog Vanity Fair Reports Ashtanga Rift The society and lifestyle magazine points the spotlight on a brewing controversy within one of yoga's most respected traditions. Blog Yoga and Willpower Studies show that regular yoga practice makes the "willpower" systems of the brain bigger, better connected, and more efficient.