Imprinting Sacred Intention Through Transformational Tattooing

Sacred Tattoos in Asheville, NC by Chris Sheehan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bring permanence and rememberance to your most sacred messages through the power of a transformational tattoo.

I believe that a tattoo is more than skin deep and can be used as a sacred technology for personal transformation.

When approached in this way, a transformational tattoo becomes a sacred imprint of empowered intention upon mind, body and emotion. It speaks directly to the soul through a universal language, using creative imagery to communicate with and program the subconscious mind.

Through thoughtful reflection, meaning arises that can inspire for a lifetime. The key to this is to see a tattoo as not only a surface adornment alone, but as a thought form you are imprinting deep within your life, to grow and bear the fruit of your vision.


Tattoos Born from Within

Create Space Within

to connect with your inner nature. Create a quiet space to listen within so that an authentic and meaningful vision may emerge to guide your transformation. Meditation or spending time in nature can be helpful to support this. Give yourself time to let the mind become quiet and the body relax.

Receive Vision + Establish Intention

From that quiet space within a vision/feeling will reveal itself. Consider this your seed intention from which your tattoo will be informed. Some helpful questions to ask to help support this.

What empowered aspect of my true nature would I like to embody in a greater way?

What inspiration would I like to amplify in my life?

What wonderful feeling would I like to be reminded of on a daily basis?

From the space of this empowered feeling, clarity will start to reveal itself. Born from within, the imagery and feeling you connect will inspire you. Tattoos born from this place will inspire you.

Integration. The New You.

By consciously creating an empowered intention for your tattoo you are ready to integrate not only the ink but a transformed new you. A relaxed state of mind and body during the application of your tattoo will support this during the process. Long after a transformational tattoo has healed it continues to inspire integration of the beautiful vision you have created for yourself. Everyday that you see it and appreciate it, it connects you to the empowered feeling you have chosen to magnify in your life.


Christopher Sheehan is not your typical tattoo artist and Mountain Temple is not your typical tattoo shop.

Instead, Christopher is a gifted healing facilitator who uses artwork and body modification as a gateway to higher consciousness and the studio is his temple and sacred space. I have had three 7-8 hour sessions with Christopher and these experiences have been life changing for me. From his intent, attention to detail, placement of the art on your body, phenomenal gift and vision as an artist, to his choice of music, fantastic personality, and way he holds healing space, these experiences have been like no other I have ever had (and I have 15 other tattoos). Christopher has amazing energy and I am honored to be in his presence; he is otherworldly. During each session I have left my body and reached higher realms of awareness. Each session has been a spiritual experience with the tattoos as a physical reminder of my healing. Each tattoo GREATLY exceeded my expectations….above and beyond. I am forever grateful to my friend who pointed me in this direction. I really don’t think I will get a tattoo from anyone else ever again. Thank you so much Christopher!

∞ Christina

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A Transformational Asheville Tattoo Destination

Nestled in the beautiful blue ridge mountains of western North Carolina Asheville is the perfect location for a transformational tattoo destination. Whether you are seeking rejuvenation and renewal or inspiration and connection the epic beauty and energy of these ancient mountains offers opportunities to support both in profound ways.

Mountain Temple is intentionally designed to compliment and support this experience as a destination for personal transformation through the art of tattooing. As an  appointment only private studio Mountain Temple offers a uniquely peaceful setting ,free of outside distractions, where you will enjoy undivided attention throughout your entire tattoo experience.

The Re-Emergence of Spiritual Awakening Tattoos

Creating a tattoo to represent an awakening or insight can be a powerful spiritual reminder. When thinking about an intention for a spiritual awakening tattoo start from within. Tattoos born from within are beyond skin deep and seek to express a depth of connection that supports both inner alignment and outer empowerment.

When approached in this way, tattooing can become a spiritual technology to both awaken and enhance our infinite nature throughout day to day life.  A spiritual  approach to tattooing is by no means a new idea but one we have an opportunity to reconnect with in our modern culture.

Geometric Tattoos and Connecting with Infinity

From the tiniest of organic structures to the orbits of planets, sacred geometry is a  language of infinity. Examples of this cosmic resonance and divine patterning permeate all of life and show us how the material world is organized in the most amazing ways.  We are also made up of these divine patterns and examples can be found throughout our bodies from the micro to the macro levels.

When you choose to consciously imprint sacred geometric patterns within your skin you have an opportunity to communicate your connection with the infinite nature of life on the deepest levels. Since a picture is worth a thousand words and we universally communicate in images, sacred geometric tattoos can have profound things to say.

Sacred Tattoos in Asheville

The word tattoo is derived from the Polynesian word tatau, meaning “to write”. The word sacred is associated with great “reverence and respect”; with a sense of “value and honor”. It is derived directly from the latin word sacrare which means to “consecrate; immortalize; set apart, or dedicate”.

A sacred tattoo is essentially then a thought that you would like to immortalize or to hold with a deep sense of value and reverence for a lifetime. To take the time to write something down is to honor it. To do this is to make something “noteworthy.” Take that one step further and now imagine what kind of thought you would like to permanently immortalize for a lifetime. This is the foundation of a sacred tattoo.

What kind of thought and feeling would you like to immortalize for a lifetime? What is the most empowering and sacred thing you could say to yourself?

Mountain Temple Tattoo Asheville North Carolina

Located in the heart of Asheville, North Carolina, Mountain Temple is a private appointment based studio intentionally designed for transformational tattooing.

The space itself is set up to offer a multifaceted meditative atmosphere through the sights, sounds and smells that optimize support for the inner and outer transformation taking place.  Free of the interruptions of a busy world Mountain Temple offers you the opportunity for undivided attention during your tattoo session.

Creating a space of presence and relaxation is not only a key element for reducing the discomfort that is a necessary part of any tattoo, it can also open the door to transcendent experiences of insight and illumination.

At Mountain Temple your tattoo is a sacred embodiment of heart, mind, body and spirit; a personal expression of your soul.

Creating Spiritual Tattoos Within

Begin by creating a quiet space within to connect with your inner nature. Find a supportive quiet space to listen within so an authentic and meaningful vision may emerge to guide your transformation. Meditation or spending time in nature are good options. Give yourself time to let the mind become quiet and the body relax.

Here are some possible questions you may start to ask.

What is the most empowering thing I could say to myself?

What inspiration would I like to amplify in my life?

What wonderful feeling would I like to be reminded of on a daily basis?

From the quiet space within a vision/feeling will reveal itself. Consider this your seed intention from which your tattoo will now be informed and begin to grow.

From the space of this empowered feeling, clarity will start to emerge. Born from within, the imagery and feeling you are connecting with will now serve as the foundation for what you would like to imprint upon yourself as an empowered reminder of positive inspiration.

Sacred Geometry Tattoos in Asheville

When you observe the patterns and structures of nature, from the very small to the incredibly large, there is an order that emerges that we call sacred geometry.

This natural order found within all of life is also within us, as we are inseparable from the nature of all that we experience and observe.

From the fibonacci spiral pattern that we can easily see in the growth of pinecones, sunflowers and shells to the ways in which trees grow their leaves, this sacred order is everywhere we look.

As unique expressions of nature we too are composed of sacred patterns that  structure the unique proportions of our physical bodies.

When we create sacred geometry tattoos, we are affirming a conscious resonance, harmony and appreciation for the sacred order of life itself. Sacred geometry tattoos empower us to connect with our own infinite nature.