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  • I'm not Buddhist, but the little daruma is still meaningful because it's from someone who got me when I was young and encouraged me to write.

    Stuff 2007

  • The next day at Fujiwara, Mayama brings the daruma and gives it to Miwako who is more than happy to have it.

    Honey and Clover J-drama – ep 05 « Undercover 2008

  • It's a red daruma (Buddha who stared at the wall so long that he lost both his legs and arms!) with a couple sitting in his belly.

    Stuff 2007

  • One of my Christmas presents from the parents this year was a daruma.

    Daruma. Daruma. vuboq 2006

  • I'm supposed to think of a wish or a goal and fill in one eye of the daruma.

    Daruma. Daruma. vuboq 2006

  • Features a large 950 ml size for heavier eaters. onigiri cases, which essentially function as smaller bento boxes with separate sections for rice and the rest of your lunch. daruma and Lucky Cat images, and tell your fortune. nama-gomi or "raw garbage" since there are no garbage disposals in Japan, plus the Onigiri Sponge and "paper clay" refill for all your craft products.

    Anime Nano! 2010

  • With China, it's the Web. freedownloadfast Towards Better Reproductive Health in Eastern Europe: Concern, Commitment, and Change vlayusuke tnoma: daruma: g2slp: dix-neuf: tohya: dix-neuf: fairphantom: Eastern Europe (via JardDavis)

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7 2009

  • "Yes, well it's a paper-mâché daruma doll, it should taste bland."

    Are We Lumberjacks? 2009

  • The daruma is used at the beginning of a new year, or a new project, to remind you of the goals.

    News from 2009

  • While the chief traditional reference, an unfinished daruma, can be sussed out from the context, the significance of Michiko's allusion to classic shounen manga, such as Fist of the North Star and especially the boxing title Ashita no Joe, might be more allusive.

    Ain't It Cool News - The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. ScottGreen 2008


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  • A Japanese wish doll with blank white eyes. While thinking of a wish, the owner colors in one of the eyes (usually the right eye). When the wish is filled, the other eye should be filled in.

    September 9, 2008