Little is known of the early history of Kokeshi Japanese Wooden
Dolls. One school of thought believes that Kokeshi dolls have
their origins in the practice of spiritualist religion.
Daruma dolls are representations of the historical Indian priest
Bodhidharma, a sage who traveled throughout Japan and China in
the 5th or 6th century AD. Bodhidharma is credited with
establishing Chan Buddhism in China and Zen Buddhism in Japan.
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