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Firm Recalls Buddha Statue


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#1    sarah snow

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 12:18 PM

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A Japanese company has reportedly agreed with an ancient temple that it would withdraw a controversial plastic figurine -- a seated, grinning Buddha with a bulge between its legs.

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 03:32 PM

I think a story like that is really crying out for a picture of the item in question!

Edit - This character has the same name but isn't a Buddha; I think it gives the idea, anyway.

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Edited by schizoidwoman, 27 June 2009 - 03:34 PM.


#3    J Gab

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 05:06 PM

Didn't take long for me to find it.

http://blogs.app.com/saywhat/2009/06/26/bu...ken-off-market/

But yeah...not sure why this even was made...

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