199. Memorial To Broken Dolls Day

by Jarvo J June. 03, 2009 11398 views

The Japanese celebrate the 3rd of June as “Memorial To Broken Dolls Day”. Children can take their broken dolls or other significant toys to a Buddhist shrine where they can receive funeral rites; the dolls that is, not the children. That would be cruel.

I'm not sure what a Buddhist priest with a pacifist outlook would make of an action man but, ho-hum, I wasn't going to post a picture of a Barbie doll (If I had one).

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Sandra Vermeulen 10 years, 6 months ago

Never heard off it...
Cool shot!

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Péter Somogyvári 10 years, 6 months ago

Cool !! Amazing picture!!

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Gillian 10 years, 6 months ago

RIP Action Man. I guess the action just got too much.

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Ricardo 10 years, 6 months ago

wow!
hahah
XD
Very funny!
I didnt know about it :)

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Aslan G. Aghdam 10 years, 6 months ago

Wow.... great idea and doll. Especially his head in his hand i think it means he want to fight for his country

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Brian 10 years, 6 months ago

Is that a kung fu grip? Nice post!

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Eric Abalea 10 years, 6 months ago

Soon the day of the consoles of games except services and burst tyres of bike...
Mais photo intéréssante quand même.

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Paul 10 years, 6 months ago

We in Suffolk offer our deepest condolences......(Oh by the way great shot and info as usual!)

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Michael Sakowicz 10 years, 6 months ago

Hmm. Interesting. Interesting shot as well.

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Marsha 10 years, 6 months ago

Sorry, I wasn't thinking....sorry you have to lay your doll to rest, Jon. Must be very difficult.

10 years, 6 months ago Edited
Marsha 10 years, 6 months ago

Now that's a bit of trivia I knew nothing about. I like all the orange....very weird, but cool shot!

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