Anyone walking about Chinatowns in America with observe statues of a stout fellow carrying a linen sack. Chinese merchants call him Happy Chinaman or Laughing Buddha.
This Hotei lived in the T'ang dynasty. He had no desire to call himself...
IT IS LIKE THE SUN
It is like the sun, when it shines, anything under its light is bright. when it does not shine anything, things are in darkness; and it still shines itself. It neither clings nor follows anything.
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