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Bo·dhi·dhar·ma

 (bō′dĭ-där′mə, -dûr′-) fl. c. 6th century ad.
Buddhist monk traditionally credited with establishing in China a school of Buddhism that eventually spread to Japan, where it became known as Zen.

Bodhidharma

(ˌbəʊdɪˈdɑːmə; ˌbɒd-)
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(Biography) 6th century ad, Indian Buddhist monk, who taught in China (from 520): considered to be the founder of Zen Buddhism
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On the left bedside table is Daruma (after 1989) by Kosuge KOgetsu and Hojyu (Buddhist Jewel) (c.
During the ceremony, Minister Nakane invited Minister Cannon to complete a traditional Japanese Daruma doll ceremony, symbolising the conclusion of an important project or goal, in this case the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations.
I explained to the children that folk arts are hand-made arts by local people and each folk art has a meaning in that country or culture, such as a Japanese daruma tumbling doll, which has a meaning of challenge and resilience.
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The pupils of Daruma are painted into his eyes upon achieving a goal.
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They were welcomed by the staff and presented with a daruma doll which represents good luck.
According to an old legend, a monk of noble origin who had come from India, by the name of Daruma (or Bodhidharma, in Sanskrit), introduced meditation on Chinese territory at the beginning of the sixth century, after imposing upon himself that he should practise meditation in front of a rocky wall for nine years.
The event featured special activities for children including one involving the traditional Japanese Daruma dolls.
Just like Terry Watada's narratively reconstructed Atsuko Hatanaka, they might entrust their hopeful wishes to the promising talisman of a daruma, expectantly filling in one of its blank eyes and, borrowing symbolic endurance from the Buddhist monk's story of perseverance, they would resolve to work hard in order to become successful in the alien new land that was often hostile to their Asianness and gender.
Sis faktas sutampa su DLKG pateikiama informacija: "Priesaga--imas (-ymas) pagal savo daruma tarp tu afiksu (priesagu ir galuniu), kurie lietuviu bendrineje kalboje yra vartojami veiksmazodziu abstraktams darytis uzima pirmaja vieta" (DLKG 1997: 94).
THE EYES HAVE IT Mr Cameron fills in the eye of a Daruma Doll which is an ancient Japanese tradition to bring good luck.