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Little Bronze Yogi Weeping Buddha Pendant, Thrift Shop Find 95 Euro Cents ($1.01)

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    Posted 6 years ago

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    "The statue of the weeping Buddha depicts Buddha in a bent over position, covering his face with his hands.

    There is a story about two warriors associated with the weeping Buddha. The warriors often faced each other during several battles. Both the warriors used masks as part of their costumes as a result of which they couldn’t see their opponent’s face. Following several such confrontations, the older warrior triumphed over the younger warrior. The younger warrior was killed. When the older warrior took off his mask, he realized that he had killed was his own lost son. Seeing this, the older warrior – who is none other than the weeping Buddha – began to cry.

    It is believed that the weeping Buddha takes away the grief and troubles of the world. In return, he bestows peace and provides strength to those who rub his back."

    Unfortunately not gold, but very well modeled.
    Thanks to Junkman60 for knowing what my little figure is called.

    Thanks to everyone who stopped by/commented!

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    1. Junkman60 Junkman60, 6 years ago
      It's a crying Buddha pendant.Ihave a large one carved out of wood
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Oh, is that what it is? I thought it kinda looked like a NINJA TURTLE
    3. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 6 years ago
      A little treasure! Thank you for the story too!
    4. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 6 years ago
      What a wonderful story to go with your cute little Buddha!!!
    5. Master Master, 6 years ago
      Amazing piece great story
    6. fleafinder fleafinder, 6 years ago
      How interesting that is!!
    7. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Very nice one !
      I always wondered about the significance and the name of these figures!
      Thank you for the whole story about him!

      He is so well made, I thought it was gold:-)
    8. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      kyra - I am lucky at times, but not that lucky! I Googled these and they aren't very expensive, but still more than what I paid, lol!
    9. davyd286, 6 years ago
      And the moral of the story is..... be sure to display a proper ID when getting in a fight (Batman excluded).

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