daruma, as the Japanese spell his name, has a temple in central Japan.
Then suddenly the vision departed, and daruma awoke to find himself sitting under the Chinese sky.
Not an Irish gentleman with a pipe in his mouth, such as you like to build, but a figure of daruma, who was a disciple of Buddha.
The priests of this order drank tea from a single bowl before the image of Bodhi Dharma (daruma).
It is easy to make this, for it is believed that daruma lost his legs from sitting too long in one position.
The images of daruma are found by the hundreds in toy-shops, as tobacconists' signs, and as the snow-men of the boys.