Thai Temple Tattoo

Contrary to common belief, this sort of tattoos have nothing to do with Buddhism. Devotees believe that that sak yant, or Thai “temple tattoos” can impart magical powers to the owner. Actor Angelina Jolie’s career took off after she had a sak yant done on her shoulder blade. So is it true?

More on tattoos and the painful stories behind them in our book, Leaving The Pain Behind.

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