Laughing Buddha (Hotei, Pu Tai)

Who is the Laughing Buddha? Originally known as Pu Tai or Hotei, the chubby (fat) laughing Buddha is a Chinese monk, Chan – a zen monk that lived over a millenium. The laughing Buddha is not part of Thai Buddhism, or Theravada Buddhism, but is a part of Maitreya Buddhism. In China they refer to … Read more