Budai or Pu-Tai is a Chinese folkloric deity. His name means "Cloth Sack", and
comes from the ... His identification with the Maitreya is attributed to a Buddhist
hymn (Chinese: 偈语...
Jul 17, 2012 ... ... to the United States, I have been poking around to get the rest of the story. It
turns out that my friend was partly correct because the Fat Buddha was ... He is
invariably depicted as a fat and smiling guy, and people may have ...
Gautama Buddha or "The Buddha" was never fat according to the Pali canons (
Digha ... Fatt men are sexy, even Budda has to get laid (layed?
Nov 8, 2012 ... I think most people are familiar with both versions of Buddha, the skinny and the
fat one. The original Buddhist image depicted is of him being ...
Jul 25, 2009 ... I'm often amused when people ask me why the Buddha statues I have (or the
pictures I've taken of them) aren't fat. Generally speaking, there ...
Feb 25, 2014 ... And one common depiction of the historical Buddha, as we will see, could .... It is
true that in Siddhartha's time the present-day conception of nation states did ...
been helpful for the readers to get more accurate info on Buddha.
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I did not know that. But now I do. One more question, though the fat Buddha(
Budai) is not really Buddha then, is it still alright to refer to him as ...
I guess you are confusing Laughing Buddha with Gautama Buddha. Laughing
Buddha is the ... These depictions adhere to hellenistic ideal, where the actual
Buddha had a shaven head, as did all other monks. The original Buddha would
Sep 10, 2013 ... get elephant's newsletter · james hotei ... Is the statue pictured above the Buddha
? No. ... So, if Hotei's not the Buddha, why is he important?
Why are there both "skinny" and "fat" Buddha statues. ... When people call
themselves "Buddhists," they follow the teachings of the historical Buddha, and