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Buddha's a fat ass.

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I'm just kidding I was watching anger management today with Adam Sandler and Jack Nicolson:

"How does someone who weighs 400 pounds have the balls to teach anybody about self discipline." - Jack Nicolson

"The thing is monks tallk alot a **** but can't back it up." - Adam Sandler
 
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Yea, never made much sense to me why Buddha, the symbol of self-discipline and purging of material desires, is always depicted as ridiculously overweight. Didn't he fast to attain enlightenment?
 
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The Real McCoy said:
Yea, never made much sense to me why Buddha, the symbol of self-discipline and purging of material desires, is always depicted as ridiculously overweight. Didn't he fast to attain enlightenment?
ya Budda is depicted in two different ways the skinny budda representing the hard path to enlightenment and the fat budda he is fat in that it symbolizes the happiness and contentment of enlightenment.
 

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The fat buddha is a Hotai buddha, supposedly, I believe a reincarnation of Buddha.

Here is a depiction of Gautama Buddha.....

Nice job, Trajan......:roll: You're a real class act.
 

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