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.
Akara Lek Yant in Thai letterings (left). Akara Lek Yant in Khom letterings (right)
The lettering circled in green is read as the number 25, used to symbolize “Sin”, a Thai word for Precepts.« Back to Glossary Index