Laughing Lucky Buddha
Based in a semi-historical monk named Budai, it is believed he lived around the 10th century and became known as the Laughing Buddha for his large smile and joyous personality. His name means "cloth sack" and refers to the bag he is usually depicted with. it held his only belongings. He is also known as the Lucky Buddha His blessings include a long and happy life, wealth and prosperity, spiritual insight and understanding. Throughout the world, statues of the Laughing Lucky Buddha are common. His patrons rub his belly for luck and other blessings and cant help smiling or laughing too!