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...
A QUESTION ABOUT SUFFERING
Posted on Aug.30.2011 @ 08:01PM EDT by chontri
Surely, there is suffering in the world. How was suffering created? You created it for yourself? Or someone else created it and gave it to you? Is it possible for one to put an end to his/her suffering? If possible, how?
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