Yantra: The Sacred Ink

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LANGUAGE: Thailand
Cedric Arnold - Thailand - 10 MINS

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Short Film     Documentary

For centuries, Thai men have covered their bodies with protective tattoos. Old temple murals show epic scenes of swords breaking apart when hitting a tattooed soldier’s skin. The tradition was handed down by generations of both monks and laymen who create the talismanic, protective tattoos and empower them with prayers.