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Re: Japanese Daruma dolls


Date: Sun Mar 10 2002 - 15:57:43 PST

I have alot of jpeg images of daruma dolls. If you email me, I'll send
them to you.


On Saturday, March 9, 2002, at 10:04 AM, wrote:

> The doll is based on the Bodhidharma, who brought the Zen school of
> Bhuddism from India to China.
> Here is one website with pictures and info:
> - daruma doll
> and two books I used are Floating Lanterns and Golden Shrines -
> Celebrating Japanese Festivals by Rena Krasno, and
> Traditional Crafts from Japan, by Florence Temko.
> Deborah
> In a message dated 03/09/02 8:33:15 Central Standard Time,
> writes:
> Do the dolls have religious significance?  Do you have an interesting
> site for more background info on the history design etc?
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