The Daruma is a round doll with a face, modeled after Bodhidharma, founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism. Daruma are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck, making them a popular gift of encouragement.
Daruma Daishi is the Japanese name of Bodhidharma, founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism, who the Daruma doll is said to be modeled after.
A commissioned exclusive by Shirakawa Daruma Souhonpo based in Shirakawa, Fukushima prefecture which is Japan’s top producer of Daruma.
Red is normally used on regular Daruma which has the meaning of protection against bad luck and evil; however, Orange was chosen for this particular collaboration in hope
of wishing a lifetime of happiness and growing families.