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Brandy Tweets Her New Ganesha Tattoo

Brandy Tweets Her New Ganesha Tattoo

If you've been wondering what Brandy's up to since Dancing With the Stars ended, now you've got your answer. Ms. Norwood's been getting inked, specifically with a large line drawing of Ganesha, the elephant-headed deva of intellect and wisdom. She recently tweeted a picture of her ink, as well as a shot of herself with her tattoo artist. The Ganesha is very pretty, but when Brandy got it, she also tweeted that the Lord of Beginnings is an "Egyptian god! Remover of all obstacles." Given the fact that Ganesha is probably the best-loved god from one of the world's major religions, getting his pantheon of origin wrong suggests that Brandy may not know him well. In cases like these, do you think it's appropriate for non-Hindus to wear the religion's gods as ink? Or is it just a cool tattoo?

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Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 5 years
Anon six I looked it up and you're right, the trunk facing down is bad luck. I think that speaks against the tattoo artist, a true professional should take more care in researching a major religious symbol before drawing it to avoid that sort of mistake. I don't think it would be fair to say only Hindus can get this tattoo, or that anyone can't get any tattoo. Though before getting a tattoo you should always remember that people might judge you for it, or for what you tweet about it.
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 5 years
Anon six I looked it up and you're right, the trunk facing down is bad luck. I think that speaks against the tattoo artist, a true professional should take more care in researching a major religious symbol before drawing it to avoid that sort of mistake.I don't think it would be fair to say only Hindus can get this tattoo, or that anyone can't get any tattoo. Though before getting a tattoo you should always remember that people might judge you for it, or for what you tweet about it.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 5 years
I think it's pretty dumb to tweet about something you aren't sure of *but* I think you can tattoo something on yourself simply because it's cool and for the sake of the aesthetic.
Burkina Burkina 5 years
She is so stupid. Ganesha is a deity in Hinduism, not an Egyptian God.
Renees3 Renees3 5 years
i have a friend that has a beautiful Ganesh tattoo. I absolutely love it, more so than what I can see of Brandys. But I also don't see the problem with tattooing something on yourself simply because it's beautiful. It's art and I love to see beautiful work on people. BUT at least research it so when someone asks you can give correct information! jeez! haha
Renees3 Renees3 5 years
i have a friend that has a beautiful Ganesh tattoo. I absolutely love it, more so than what I can see of Brandys.But I also don't see the problem with tattooing something on yourself simply because it's beautiful. It's art and I love to see beautiful work on people. BUT at least research it so when someone asks you can give correct information! jeez! haha
mmmarishka mmmarishka 5 years
It's not just about Hindu. It's pretty dumb to get a tattoo of a symbol the meaning of which you don't know. You shouldn't etch something permanently on your skin just because "it looks cool".
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