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...
MIND IN PEACE
When one's mind is in peace - without greed, anger, and ignorance - then the whole world is in peace. This is the Real Peace. Anything else one might talk about it's just his own imagination.
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