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The next best thing to a sacred tattoo – Sacred Skin

The holidays are almost upon us, we’ve burnt another year into oblivion. The end of the year is a great time to focus the mind and spend some moments in silent contemplation. A Sak Yant, a sacred tattoo from Thailand, certainly helps. Many ancient Thai tattoos are in fact diagrams designed for meditation. But if […]

Mekong Shadows reviewed in The Nation

Great write-up by Paul Dorsey in today’s Nation newspaper for the Mekong Shadows anthology with praise for The Cambodian Book of the Dead. The anthology’s best episode, hands down, is actually a long excerpt from “The Cambodian Book of the Dead”, a taut and disturbing novel by Tom Vater (“Sacred Skin – Thailand’s Spirit Tattoos”). […]

Sacred Skin on Tattoo Maniacs – German TV

Thailand’s sacred tattoos and my book (with Aroon Thaewchatturat) Sacred Skin – Thailand’s Spirit Tattoos will be featured on Tattoo Maniacs on German TV tomorrow night. Looks like a classy show. Hm. „Tattoomaniacs – Körperkult und Arschgeweih“ – am Mittwoch, 30. November 2016, um 23:15 Uhr bei RTL II

(English) Burmese Light Reviewed in The Advisor

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(English) Sak Yant and Sacred Skin in The Chiang Mai City News

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(English) Sacred Skin makes its international exhibition debut in Switzerland

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(English) Aroon Thaewchatturat talks about Sacred Skin @ The.Me

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(English) Sacred Tattoos and Secret Lifestyles

(English) Burmese Light featured at Rolf Potts’ Vagablogging

(English) Sacred Skin Reviewed by 60 Minutes Producer Danny Keens!!!

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