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darryl (@darryl)    1 year, 2 months ago

Went for my jog down the beach this morning and discovered a Buddha, submerged beneath the sand. It was very low tide, and under the receding waves I saw some yellow sticking out. I had to dig, and discovered a Buddha statue. It was large and heavy – I carried it back to the Beach Lodge where I live. I have put it in the lounge.
Just damn curious from whence it came?
Anyone lost a Buddha? Anyone leave it there for me to find? Anyone with answers, lemme know!
Lol, it was just an awesome blessing to discover it on an awesome day…..

3 votes, posted 12.12.2012 at 3:17 am
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whiterabbit (@whiterabbit)1 year, 4 months ago ago

maybe it’s a sign you should do some studying on the buddha..

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Vteezy Living (@groig22)1 year, 4 months ago ago

taken from sandy, gifted to you?

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Kforkonner (@kwelch5528)1 year, 4 months ago ago

kind of interesting, seems pretty difficult to loose a statue. I bet someone did it on purpose to share the religion they found suitable for them!

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ManOutOfTime (@jgoggs)1 year, 4 months ago ago

This might just be a Buddhist version of The Gideon Bible.

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Martijn Schirp (@martijn)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@darryl, That is amazing. Definitely treat it as a sign. The Universe gave you a Buddha, wonderful! Please post an update when there is a follow up story!

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Anonymous (@)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@darryl, post a picture of it :)

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darryl (@darryl)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@seeker, hey – how do I post a picture here?

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Anonymous (@)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@darryl, i think you can post a picture in the thread by using photobucket, or you could just post it on the main page by clicking on the plus button that is in the up-right corner of the pictures section.

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darryl (@darryl)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@seeker, I posted a pic under the images. Also under abandoned buddha – bad shot I’m afraid. I run a backpackers / lodge in Cape Town, and have some gentleman working for me that are christian. I thought it prudent and considerate to ask them if it would be fine to put the Buddha in the lounge. Had a perfect location for it! But alas, as you might have guessed, the idea did not gel with him! So I thought I best be respectful and instead give it to a little music pub down the road that I habitually frequent. There is a garden oout back where one can smoke stuff, they make a fire at night, and you can sit around with cool people and converse. So they were happy to host him. I took the shot last night and didn’t realize how dark it was. Will try later sometime to get a better picture that will reveal him more to you all.

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Martijn Schirp (@martijn)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@darryl, Awesome man!

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Anonymous (@)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@darryl, :) i was just about to listen to a talk about Siddharta Gautama the enlightened one, you can check it out if you wish:

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darryl (@darryl)1 year, 4 months ago ago

@seeker, Thanks O!

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Eric (@blankey)1 year, 4 months ago ago

Link to the image anyone?

And yeah, I’d take it as a sign to study up on this little Buddha of yours.

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karuna (@karuna)1 year, 2 months ago ago

See the Buddha… kill the Buddha. :D

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