Daruma Charm

Inspired by a Buddhist monk, Bodhidharma, the daruma is a traditional Japanese talisman.  This talisman is a reminder of one's own life goals. The Daruma represents good luck, support, and self-perseverance, a reminder of staying the path.

While visualizing a promise or goal, the owner paints in the left eye. Once the goal is accomplished, the right eye is filled in, giving the Daruma his 'vision' back as a gesture of gratitude for helping achieve the goal.

With this mini daruma charm, you can use a thin permanent marker to fill in the eyes...

Created and designed in California.
Ethically handmade in Indonesia.

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