In recent years Hollywood celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, whose tattoos were inked by Ajahn Noo Ganpai in Thailand, have made them popular among women. The University of Alabama at Birmingham. In Southeast Asia, Thailand is by far the country with the highest number of devotees. On the main highway into Bangkok from Suvarnabhumi Airport , metre-wide billboards declare "It's wrong to use Buddha as a decoration or tattoo". Views Read Edit View history. While tattoos in the west are largely a matter of aesthetics, in Thailand they are imbued with both spirituality and superstition.
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham. History Health effects Religious perspectives Removal. It consists of sacred geometrical, animal and deity designs accompanied by Pali phrases that offer power, protection, fortune, charisma and other benefits for the bearer.