Daruma is a traditional handmade Japanese wishing doll (or charmingly referred to as a "GOAL DOLL") that keeps us focused on achieving our goals! It is a centuries-old tradition from Japan that is positive, motivational, and fun!
Daruma dolls - Daruma dolls are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck in Japan. When first received, they have no eyes. The owner paints one eye in and sets a goal, the other eye is painted when the goal has been achieved.
Daruma doll, a Japanese symbol of perseverance. a representation of the historical Indian ascetic Bodhidharma (rendered bodi daruma in Japanese) a Magi or GrecoPersian philosopher sage who traveled across Cathay in the 5th or 6th century AD. At New Year's January 6th 少林山 達磨寺, Shōrinzan Darumaji festival in Takasaki, many make a resolution & then paint in one of the eyes. If, during the year, they are able to achieve their goal, they paint in the second eye | image: Randi Ochab ➊⚆ of ➌➏➏⚇