Angelina Jolie Actress inks 3 new 'Yantra' tattoos

The 40-year-old actress flashed her new inks while working on her new film, 'First They Killed My Father,' in Cambodia on Sunday, February 7.

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Angelina Jolie has three new tattoos!

The 40-year-old actress flashed her new inks while working on her new film, 'First They Killed My Father,' in Cambodia on Sunday, February 7.

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Angelina Jolie debuts three Yantra tattoos

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The designs appeared to be in the yantra (or sak yant) tattoo style, a traditional Buddhist form of body art that originated in Southeast Asia.

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Angelina Jolie former look

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A source tells People magazine that Mrs. Brad Pitt did indeed get three new tattoos and that they are Buddhist blessings for peace, love and a prosperous life. However, it is unclear if they were technically yantra tattoos or simply in that style. 

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Angelina Jolie gets new tattoos

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The mother-of-six's new tattoos reportedly covers most of her upper back in the intricate geometric designs. Yantra tattoos are typical hand-etched by Buddhist monks and special ruesi practitioners, requiring meticulous skill.

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This is hardly the actress-turned-director's first ink. Jolie has numerous tattoos, including a large tiger on her lower back from famed Thai tattoo artist Sompong Kanphai. She recently displayed a new piece in December – a geometric design on the inside of her left arm.

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