The Red Japanese Daruma Doll Lucky God is a hollow, round traditional Japanese doll made of paper mache. Modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism. Japanese Daruma dolls are rich in symbolism. It symbolizes perseverance making them a popular gift of encouragement, commonly used alongside goal setting!
Daruma is associated with a beloved Japanese proverb, nana korobi yaoki, which means, fall down seven times, get up eight. The Daruma doll’s rounded shape allows it to return to its original position even if knocked over, representing such persistence. Daruma reminds us all to never, ever give up on our goals in life!
When you receive your Red Japanese Daruma Doll Lucky God you can fill in one of the eyes. Make a wish and once your wish has come true, fill in the other eye to thank the Daruma for granting your wish! Position your Daruma Doll somewhere visible in your home or at work to remind you to focus on your objective like Daruma.