“Achan Thoy [pictured above] is a highly respected Dabot Ruesi, a hermit sage of Hindu origin, known as a Rishi or Yogi in India, a man with the power to apply sacred and magic tattoos to a devotee’s skin,” says ‘Sacred Skin’ author Tom Vator. “He is a sak yant tattoo master.”
Photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat and writer Tom Vater have been interviewed by CNN about their new book Sacred Skin, Thailand´s Spirit Tattoos.
Click here for the full interview.
The book launch for Sacred Skin will take place at Kinokunya in Siam Paragon in Bangkok on July 1st.