✅ Sak Yant the Thai name for the Tattooing of Sacred geometrical designs on the skin. Yant (or Yantra, as they 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.
🚨 Sak – meaning “To Tap” or, “To Tattoo”, and
🚨 Yant – meaning “Yantra”. Originally derived from the Sanskrit word “YANTRA”.
Many tattoos in the form of a Lotus, and the elephant Ganesh and protective Sak Yant
Tattoo Sak Yant in the form of the Monkey King
Tattoo Sak Yant Crocodile, applied to the wars of the Samurai era
Tattoo Sak Yant, Lotus and Protective Yant
Two tiger tattoos Sak Yant, such a similar tattoo with Angelina Jolie