Daruma, one of the most popular lucky charm in Japan. Daruma is supposed to elevate the courage to make himself stand up again and helps with the fulfillment of wishes.
Japanese business people are very superstitious. In almost all the shops and restaurants located in Japan a lucky charm stands at the entrance to lure in customers and a successful business.
A Daruma is a popular lucky charm in Japan. Made from paper mache and is loaded with a weight, so that it may not fall over. A Daruma gives courage to stand up in any situation. it is often sold in Buddhist temples. On the Daruma figure is painted the Japanese character for happiness or success.
A Daruma is a helper in the fulfillment of wishes. First is one eye painted. If the request has been fulfilled, the other eye is painted. Now the figure can be burned in a temple as an offering.