Wat Bang Phra – The Daily Tattoos Temple in Nakhon Pathom

0 0
Read Time:58 Second


Wat Bang Phra (วัดบางพระ) is a unconventional Buddhist temple famous for the daily tattoos given by monks. This wat is situated about 50 km from Bangkok in Nakhon Pathom Province. It is the most popular place in Thailand to get a genuine, traditional and artistic Sakyant tattoo from a Buddhist monk.

Buddhism and tattoos

As mentioned above, Wat Bang Phra is known for the daily tattoos (Sak Yants), and especially for the Sak Yant Tattoo festival held in the temple during March.

The Sak Yant tattoos are done manually by monks, and visitors can choose among a large number of tattoos available on the temple’s wall. It’s said that the ink used for tattooing contains snake venom mixed with other ingredients. When the tattoo is completed, the monk blesses the tattoo.

Sak Yant tattooing has been practiced for almost 2000 years.

There are no complaints about the safety on tattoos done at this temple.

Address: Wat Bang Phra, Tambon Ban Kaew Fa
Amphoe Nakhon Chai Si, Nakon Pathom
Tel: +6634389333

Photos courtesy of Phydoughx and Sakyant.

© www.adventureinthailand.com

Happy
Happy
0 %
Sad
Sad
0 %
Excited
Excited
0 %
Sleppy
Sleppy
0 %
Angry
Angry
0 %
Surprise
Surprise
0 %

Average Rating

5 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

One thought on “Wat Bang Phra – The Daily Tattoos Temple in Nakhon Pathom

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies and privacy policy. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close