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印度人评论笑佛

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三泰虎4月18日译文,“笑佛”是在全世界 最受欢迎的幸运符,但围绕他的名字存在困惑。作为中国民间传说的神,他因快乐的表情而被称为布袋(Budai)。他经常以闲逛的欢乐和尚形象出现,挺着一 个隆起的大肚子,穿着长袍,背着一个布袋。有时候,他坐在童子拉着的马车上,拿着一把许愿扇。而在日本,他被称为Hotei,是七大幸运神之一,是贫苦儿 童的守护神。

译文来源:三泰虎 http://www.santaihu.com
外文标题:Is Buddha lucky for your home?
外文地址:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/home-garden/Is-Buddha-lucky-for-your-home/articleshow/18925185.cms

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He’s a lucky charm, but is he really the Buddha?

The ‘Laughing Buddha’ is the most popular luck charm being passed around the world. But there’s a confusion surrounding his name. A Chinese folklore deity, he is called the Budai for his jolly countenance. He’s often seen as a wandering, cheerful monk, with a large protruding stomach, wearing a robe, and carrying sackcloth. Sometimes he shown seated on a cart drawn by boys, or holding an oogi (a wish giving fan). While Japan refers to him as Hotei, one of the Seven Lucky Gods and the patron of poor children, some Buddhist traditions believe him to be Maitreya, the future Buddha. Messages of peace, generosity, wisdom and kindness are attributed to him. According to legend, if one rubs the Laughing Buddha’s great belly, it brings forth wealth, good luck, and prosperity.

“笑佛”(弥勒佛)是全世界最受欢迎的幸运符,但围绕他的名字存在困惑。作为中国民间传说的神,他因快乐的表情而被称为布袋(Budai)。他经常以闲逛的欢乐和尚形象出现,挺着一个隆起的大肚子,穿着长袍,背着一个布袋。有时候,他坐在童子拉着的马车上,拿着一把许愿扇。而在日本,他被称为Hotei,是七大幸运神之一,是贫苦儿童的守护神。一些佛教传统主张他是梅呾利耶,是未来佛,赋予他和平、慷慨、智慧和仁慈的化身。相传,如果摸笑佛的大肚子,将会带来财富、好运和繁荣。

Confusion

Budai is often confused for the Buddha in West. But in reality, the Chinese name Budai has no connection with the Sanskrit word, Buddha.

布袋(Budai)在西方经常被误认为是佛祖(Buddha)。实际上,中国人所说的布袋(Budai)与梵语中的佛祖(Buddha)没有关联。

Trivia

The ‘Laughing Buddha’ as Hotei is also said to be the patron saint of restaurateurs and fortunetellers.

笑佛也被称为餐馆老板和算命者的保护神。

Charm quotient

The ‘Laughing Buddha’ is popular as a house-warming gift. It is best to be gifted one, than buying it, should be kept on an elevated surface facing the main door, and never on the floor. It should also not be kept in the bedroom or the dining room.

笑佛是流行的迁居喜宴礼物,最好用别人送的,而不是去买。要放置在高处,面对着主门,不能放在地上。也不应该放在卧室或餐厅。

以下是《印度时报》读者的评论:

译文来源:三泰虎 http://www.santaihu.com/2014041801.html

eshu bansal (haryana)
isn`t it getting superstitious??lyk do not keep it on floor or in the dining room..! i think the reason it`s called laughing budha cz it makes us smile by its structure lyk its hanging robe or its paunch..reason for not keepng in dining rum iz wat i think is we cn have our food without any distrbnce ..

是不是迷信?不能放在地上,也不能放在餐厅!我认为之所以被称为笑佛,是因为他穿着长袍和挺着大肚子,让我们看了就想笑。之所以不能放在餐厅,是为了避免我们吃饭受干扰(避免笑得喷饭)

Redhu Raj (Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu)
I get afraid on seeing this doll.

看到这个玩偶,我就怕怕

Sanjay (Pune)
Such stuff mainly comes from China. This is their style of marketing products.

此类东西主要来自中国,这是他们营销产品的风格。

Jithin Chandran (bangalore)
In India its believed to as “Kubera” the lord of wealth. the legendary “pushpaka vimana” belongs to kubera.

在印度,财神叫做俱毗罗(Kubera)

Virendra Goswami (Unknown)
For health ,happiness and prosperity

带来健康、快乐和成功

pk ( kolkata)
Fun and happiness is good sign of health.Laughing Buddha depicts the same in fengshui. By keeping the same at the entrance it will bring positive energy in the house.
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快乐与幸福是健康的标志。风水学也是这样阐述笑佛的。把笑佛放在门口能够给家里带来正能量。

Vivek Bobde (India)
just follow the path of budha …….
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跟着佛走就是了

qwerty (world)
lol, people and their superstitions! make me laugh

哈哈,人们的迷信让我笑死了

akshay (faridabad)
Can we purchase the laughing buddha or it should be given as a gift to us by others.

我们能买笑佛吗,或者接受别人当做礼物赠送的笑佛?

Debabrat Naik (Damanjodi, India)

its a fact that some people believe it is lucky as it increase there income by keeping in there homes/ shops.

一些人认为能带来好运,因为把笑佛放在家里或店里后,收入增加了。

Umesh Jois (Bangalore) replies to akshay
You can purchase one if you like it. Receiving it as a gift is also auspicious. Just ensure, the presence of laughing Buddha makes you happy.

你也可以买一个来啊。接受别人当做礼物的馈赠也是吉利的。笑佛的存在让你高兴。

krishnan sankaran (Chennai)
Whether it brings luck or not it is bringing money for those who are selling.

不管是否带来好运,商家从中赚了钱倒是真的。

Padmakar (Mumbai)
It is like any other show piece in the house, it has nothing to do with bringing good luck or prosperity, no matter where you keep the piece. I like it just because it looks funny and fun is good for health.
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这与家里的其他展示品没两样,与是否带来好运或成功无关,不管你把笑佛放置在哪里。

我之所以喜欢,是因为它看上去很滑稽,而快乐对健康有好处。

sahil (gurgaon)
symbol of peace and harmony…
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和平与河蟹的象征

saranathan (Chennai)
It draws inspiration for people who are in sad mood
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能给沮丧的人带来灵感

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