Buddha was a sage and was known for producing the teachings of Buddhism. Buddha taught mainly in the northeastern parts of India during the fourth and sixth centuries BCE. These teachings mainly focused on life and various meanings of life. The word Buddha itself means the enlighten one or the awakened one. Many people who followed Buddha held these teachings to the highest possible level. A Buddha tattoo is a symbol of the different teachings that were taught about this religion. One of the most common meanings of this tattoo is spirituality and divinity. This tattoo is the epitome of faith and believing that life can get better if you work towards making it so. Buddhism has been known to assist people in having a better life and more faith in the process. There are many types of buddha's to consider. The meditating buddha, golden buddha, buddha face, and the laughing buddha are all quite popular. Both females and male have been known to get a Buddha tattoo as this is the religious belief of choice.