Meaning of memento mori tattoos

The Latin phrase Memento Mori literally means “Remember that you must die.” In fact, the term has its origins in ancient Rome.

The Memento mori tattoo symbolizes mortality, is most often associated with the Christian faith and is used in many other cultures and religions. Memento Mori tattoos are popular with those who want to commemorate their mortality and live life to the fullest while they have it!

Memento Mori tattoos are popular in cultures that see death as an inevitable part of their existence.

People get Memento Mori tattoos as a tribute to someone they love or respect who is no longer with them. Some people even get a tattoo without any particular person in mind. Instead, want a reminder of how short life is.

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