Most martial art lessons usually start with offensive techniques (punch, kick, strike, etc.). The objective here is to learn to recognize the types of attack or danger in order to later learn the appropriate techniques or strategies to defend oneself.
In everyday life, we must also learn to recognize the dangers in order to avoid getting into a dangerous situation and when necessary to protect or defend ourselves. Here are some basic principles to follow.
Sak Yant tattoos are sacred buddhist tattoos that blend geometrical symbols and ancient buddhist prayers. Originally worn by Cambodian and Thai warriors to protect them during the battles, they are known to provide magical powers to whoever carries them, and are therefore growing extremely popular across the world. Sak Yant are given by a qualified monk (Ajarn) during a solemn buddhist ceremony, that will include various prayers and chants. Of course, people who are interested in getting such tattoos usually travel to Thailand, where they'll easily be able to find a qualified Ajarn, but one of the recurrent question I get is "where can I get...