by / on March 26, 2012 at 10:18 PM / in Durama Doll, Interesting Facts

Durama Doll Lining the Path to Adashino Nenbutsuji in Kyoto!

The Daruma doll, also known as a Dharma doll, is a hollow, round, Japanese traditional doll modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism. These dolls, though typically red and depicting a bearded man (Dharma), vary greatly in color and design depending on region and artist. Though considered an omocha, meaning toy, Daruma has a design that […]

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