Tattooing artists bring with them sheets of paper containing beautiful designs and pictures to guide them in their tattooing work; some of them can draw ... In the pricked holes they rub the colouring pigment which they have kept ready at hand right from the start. ... and satisfaction in sexual matters, may be seen, among people who resort to tattooing like the Japanese and the aboriginal people of Australia.
|Title||:||Encyclopaedia of the Folk Culture of Karnataka: Introductory articles|
|Author||:||Kr̥ṣṇamūrti Hānūru, Institute of Asian Studies (Madras, India)|