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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...

When Did the Buddha Become Fat? | Psychology Today

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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 ...

Skinny Buddha vs Fat Buddha | Michelle's Rhetoric and Civic Life blog

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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 ...

Why isn't that Buddha statue fat? - Hivelogic

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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 ...

Where Did the Image of the Laughing Buddha Come From?

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When Westerners think of Buddha, usually they picture the short, fat, bald version , not the austere and serious meditating Buddha. Where did ... How Buddha Came to Be Fat and Jolly. Laughing ... Where did he come from? ... Get the best of

Fat Buddha, Skinny Buddha | Oddly Historical

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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.

Why is Buddha depicted in a rather....plump form in Chinese ... - Reddit

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Dec 9, 2013 ... Why is this the case? and how did this come to be? .... It was my understanding that the fat & happy Buddha also had some symbolism ..... of Buddhism and we have to get it right to understand the history of Buddhism:.

Why is the Buddha sometimes depicted as a fat, happy man? - Quora

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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. .... If you believe this, please either start reading some reputable sites or get psychological care as soon as ...

What is the origin of the fat Buddha? - Quora

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I don't know. For some reason some people in my culture call him Utibwa. Actually Utibwa is .... Where was Buddha born? When and how did Gautama Buddha die? ... People aggressively jostling one-another to get into the subway cars. Bei.

Is that Fat, Happy Guy the Buddha? | elephant journal

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Sep 10, 2013 ... 461 Shares. get elephant's newsletter ... Is the statue pictured above the Buddha ? No. ... So, if Hotei's not the Buddha, why is he important?

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How did Buddha become Fat Buddha? | Yahoo Answers

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Nov 4, 2006 ... It's very unlogical, Buddha did alot of walking all around India and ... To get back to your question, the Fat Buddha ("Laughing Buddha") has ...

Fat Buddha, Skinny Buddha, Laughing Buddha « Daily Buddhism

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Oct 30, 2008 ... What's the deal with the big fat Buddha statues? He's got .... She told me that her mother said that if a Buddha's statue is turned around, you will get pregnant (or ... Buddha did not laugh although he occasionally smiled at his ...

The Buddha was never fat so where did that idea come from? | Sciforums

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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?