plwk wrote:It is a beautiful, new and unique handmade, original designed and created by a Buddhist organization, soft plush Buddha. Made in different sizes for optimal ‘huggability’, it comes in two models and two color options: Tibet gold or Thai Lotus White. A fun and unique gift to give or receive. It holds a little secret inside, a Tibetan bell that makes an enchanting sound when shaken.
Cute and novel huh? But I can imagine the purists going
Damn, that ad is cheesy!
Here is the Vajrayana response to my-first-buddha:
"When one is not in accord with the true view
Meditation and conduct become delusion,
One will not attain the real result
One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
Naropa - Summary of the View from The Eight Doha Treasures