The Square Yant – Metta Maha Niyom

Metta Maha Niyom – What does it mean? Is it the Yant I should choose?


Metta Maha Niyom is commonly known as ‘The Square Yant’ (there are many variations of Yant that are square) among outsiders. In this example, it is a representation of the elements – Earth, Water, Wind and Fire. The symbols contained within are a ‘Metta Maha Niyom’ type spell. Drawing on the power of the elements, the spells contained within are said to bring empathy and emotions of kindness from those around the bearer. Those who hold this tattoo encourage a feeling of calmness and friendship to whomever they encounter, even going so far as to diffuse the anger in enraged individuals they may come across.


Metta Maha Niyom

Metta Maha Niyom are sometimes worn as amulets on ones body. These Yants are never used to invoke aggression or conflict, their function is to encourage peace and affection. If you have the desire to embrace kinship with those around you, Metta Maha Niyom may be the right choice for your Sak Yant tattoo.


For a brief explanation of Metta Maha Niyom and other Sak Yant types click here