TATTOO SAK YANT IN CAMBODIA

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TATTOO SAK YANT IN CAMBODIA

What is a Sak Yant Tattoo?


Sak Yants the Thai name for the Tattooing of Sacred geometrical designs on the skin. Yant (or Yantra, as they are call them in the west), are normally tattooed by Buddhist monks, or Brahmin Holy men . The Yant tattoos have developed over the centuries under the influence of several different religious philosophies.  The Yantra designs that already existed in Hindu India were adapted by the Thais as Buddhism arrived from neighboring India.

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