Artists' Corner — Buddhist tattoos
Posted by PAUL PARK
Explore the mystical world of Sak Yant tattoos, a revered tradition in Thai and Cambodian cultures. These intricate tattoos, more than mere body art, are believed to offer protection, bring good fortune, and enhance strength. Made from a unique blend of natural ingredients including herbs, ashes, Chinese charcoal, palm oil, and sometimes snake venom, Sak Yant tattoo ink is shrouded in mystique. Delve into this ancient practice, its spiritual significance, and the deep-rooted beliefs that surround it.