Buddha Bless You

 “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. “

– Buddha-

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned it here, but one of my favorite things to collects are the Laughing Buddha figures. Otherwise known as Budai Luohan or Hotei.  I’m just so fond of them, must be because I look like one. What do you think? Hahahaha!

Prosperity Buddha

This one was something I bought on a stop over in Japan, back in 2000. I think it’s made out of ivory, Peace PETA!

Three Golden Buddhas

These were part of a seven piece collection. Something I got from San Francisco China Town. Love them cause they’re shiny!

Wealth Buddha

I got this the same time as the first one, at these souvenir store in Narita Airport/ Tokyo.



  1. Meeya · December 4, 2007

    ang cute naman! 😀 they’re the perfect collection for you kasi you’re very huggable and quite gay, hehe! *muah* may they bring you lots of luck! 🙂

  2. sardonicnell · December 4, 2007

    thank you, meeya! i guess the chubbiness and the gayness is what attracted me to collecting this buddhas. i seem to be looking like one as the days go by, hahahah 😉

  3. Weng · December 4, 2007

    nell, make sure your buddhas face the main door/window. 😉 it’s a nice collection. and they’re supposed to give your more luck if they are given as a gift to you. 😉 buddha bless you, nell! 😀

  4. sardonicnell · December 4, 2007

    hello weng! buddha bless you, too. i actually have a three feet buddha in the living room, mailipat ko nga mamaya para facing the door sya. malay natin, baka mas dumami pa ang grasya. dba? my first three were actually given to me, by a previous employer and two friends. i still have them to this day and they’re nicely displayed in my bedroom. looks like they’re attracting good luck for me naman, hehehehe 😀

  5. ann · December 4, 2007

    Wow! Kakaiba collection mo, swerte daw yan. But you know hindi sila type nung bunso ko kasi minsan tinatawag syang Buddha…hahaha!

  6. sardonicnell · December 4, 2007

    hello ann, i heard nga that it does bring luck and prosperity. but it has to be gifted yata, something like that. and speaking of your youngest son, people can be mean sometimes. that’s also a stage i went thru as a kid, chubby rin kasi ako before. tell your son na cute naman ang buddha and that he brings luck in his mommy’s life. dba? have a wonderful week ahead 😀

  7. banggigay · December 5, 2007

    ay ganda! especially those giggling ones. you got a lot na?

  8. thess · December 5, 2007

    they’re cute..oo na nga, just like you he he..
    ganda ng collection mo sister.

    btw, salamat for doing the christmas tag ha…really luv yah!

  9. sardonicnell · December 5, 2007

    BANGGE: thank you, friend! musta ka na? you’ve been very busy lately traveling huh. and i saw your pix, ang saya saya hah! and speaking of buddhas, i think i have like thirty something. mostly small ones, since i dont have that much space. some i even have here sa office, along with my three legged frog, the monkey king and lucky fish. good for business raw yon, hehehehe 😉

    SIS THESS:thank you, sister thess! and you’re also very welcome, you know naman i love yah. so i do anything to make you smile. bolera ba? bwahahaha. glad you like my collection, most of them are small figures since i don’t have much space. but what really attracts me the most about them is that they’re really cute and always happy. dba? i guess, it keeps my spirits up. on top of that, i beleive i also look like one. hahahaha :mrgreen:

  10. thess · December 5, 2007

    ha ha ha! loca! pero oo nga…so you should always smile (^-^)

  11. sardonicnell · December 5, 2007

    hahahaha, anong oo nga sis thess? oo nga, na mukha akong buddha? bwahahaha! kidding aside, cute naman talaga sila and laging nakatawa 😉

  12. Pinky · December 7, 2007

    Loved your Buddha beauties, Nell, especially since I’m also into “oriental chuva-ness” myself! 🙂 You’re so right – you have that innate “Buddha-ness” in you, as in cute, inspirational and huggable! God bless and have a great weekend ahead!

  13. sardonicnell · December 7, 2007

    thanks so much, pinky. touch naman ang baklang buddha, hahaha! glad you like my mini buddha collection. i also happen to love oriental art and furnitures (also filipiniana and italian), and my decor here at home is a combination of the three. have a great week end as well, and God bless 😀

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