The phoenix tattoo represents renewal, rebirth and the beginning of a new life. The rising of the phoenix symbolizes that a person has gone through difficult times, but has resurrected and survived. It means that he or she has arisen from flames as a winner, beating all life challenges and defeating hard times. Phoenix is therefore a symbol of rebirth from the ashes of the past, and it also represents the victory of life over death, thus immortality.
33 Minimalist Phoenix Tattoo Ideas: The Phoenix is a symbol of a third-stage Scorpio. These Scorpios exercise power through love, healing and transformation. The Phoenix represents a Scorpio who has been transformed, and has reached deep within him/herself to embrace the more subtle, mystical qualities of the soul, rather than ones ego, and in result soar to spiritual heights like a bird on the wing.