Origin of daruma
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It is easy to make this, for it is believed that Daruma lost his legs from sitting too long in one position.
Not an Irish gentleman with a pipe in his mouth, such as you like to build, but a figure of Daruma, who was a disciple of Buddha.
Thus certain legless and shapeless dolls are called after him, and snow-figures are denominated Yuki-daruma (Snow Daruma).Japanese Literature|Various
The images of Daruma are found by the hundreds in toy-shops, as tobacconists' signs, and as the snow-men of the boys.Child-Life in Japan and Japanese Child Stories|Mrs. M. Chaplin Ayrton
Nevertheless, the conscience of the Wa Daruma bids them kill their twin offspring.The Churches and Modern Thought|Philip Vivian