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Possessed By Tattoos: Sak Yant Wai Kru Festival

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Thousands Gather for the Sak Yant Wai Kru Festival Nakhon Chai Si, Thailand Hordes of screaming men possessed by their magic Sak Yant tattoos run wildly towards a shrine, crashing into the human shield of soldiers protecting it. Welcome to Thailand’s bizarre Wai Kru Festival. Each year over 10,000 people gather at Wat Bang Phra, a large Buddhist temple about an hour outside Bangkok to recharge the magic of their sacred Sak Yant tattoo… Continue Reading

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