Akara Lek Yant
Akara – lettering, Lek – number, Yant – mystical inscriptions arranged in a specific design.
Refers to numerical lettering written in old Khmer (Khom) and Thai, arranged in the form of a mystical protective geometrical design. The picture below shows an example.
The lettering circled in green is read as the number 25, used to symbolize “Sin”, a Thai word for Precepts.« Back to Glossary Index