12" Faux Wood Buddha Carrying Money


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12" Faux Wood Laughing Buddha Carrying Money

Budai, the Laughing Buddha--Budai is the most popular Chinese depiction of Buddha. Often the most familiar Bodhisattva to Westerners, the Laughing Buddha, who represents contentment, is depicted carrying all of his possessions in a sack on his back. He symbolizes happiness and abundance and is often identified with Matreiya Buddha. When he is carrying coins, as in this statue, it shows that he'll also help you acquire wealth.