Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

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Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

Postby thornbush » Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:07 am

In Aceh, Sumatra, a town called Biruen, a few days ago only, a Sakyamuni Buddha statue was reported as 'shedding tears of water' and attracting the usual curious crowds of both Buddhists and non-Buddhists.
Here's the links:
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_t ... iruen&aq=f
http://pandazen.wordpress.com/2009/04/0 ... euen-aceh/

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Re: Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Apr 10, 2009 4:35 am

I'm looking closely now for the face of the tathagata on every slice of bread I toast.

Move over 'virgin Mary' and 'Elvis', your ebay crown has been taken.

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Re: Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

Postby Ben » Fri Apr 10, 2009 5:25 am

Buddhas don't cry!
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Re: Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 10, 2009 10:40 am

Ben wrote:Buddhas don't cry!


Not even when in the presence of onions being chopped?

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Re: Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

Postby Ben » Fri Apr 10, 2009 1:45 pm

He wears goggles!
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Re: Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

Postby Drolma » Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:20 pm

:rolling:
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Re: Buddha statue shedding 'tears'

Postby pink_trike » Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:31 am

In medieval Europe, churches developed a myriad of creative techniques for making statues of Mary weep, which they would take on tours - letting it be known that the appropriate response when viewing such a miracle was to give cash. :rolling:
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