A daruma doll is a hollow, round, Japanese traditional doll modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism. These dolls typically are red and depict a bearded man, Dharma.Paper mache Daruma are used in wish fulfillment, where one pupil is painted in when the wish is made. And when the wish comes true the other pupil is painted in..
Available in various sizes (by height): 3.5in., 4.5in., 5.5in., 8in. and 9.5in.