The Fake Buddha Quotes blog got a mention on BoingBoing a few days ago, which brought in an extra 11,000 or so visitors in one day (normally we have 2,000 visitors a day). With some hesitation I dipped into the comments on the article, and I was glad I did, so that I could appreciate some of the witty banter.
One of the gems was this image, which I loved 🙂
There was also this one, which unfortunately I couldn’t find in a larger size:
And that led me to a Google image search, where I found this:
I love them!
3 thoughts on “I can’t believe it’s not Buddha!”
Reading those comments was worth it just for the video of the Dalai Lama and the failed pizza joke.
The best part is that two of those are Hotei whereas most viewers think they are Buddha! ?
Indeed! Hotei has become, with all respect to him as a practitioner, the west’s fake Buddha. It’s like Chinese people mistaking Santa Claus for Jesus 🙂