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Summary of Question:Khanda Tattoo
Category:General Sikhism
Date Posted:Saturday, 9/18/2010 9:41 AM MDT

hello, my name is amanpreet singh and i just want to ask you one question that i want to make a khanda tattoo and ek onkar tattoo also on my arm, so is that the right for me to make a tattoo on my body. thanks.


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REPLY
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Sat Nam,
Sikhism does not allow much room for any kind of mutilation of the body and that includes tattoos. Even if it looks like a religious piece of art.
Any alteration of the body are only justified by medical necessity.

DWK



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