199. Memorial To Broken Dolls Day

by Jon Laysell June. 03, 2009 10198 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 7 years, 11 months ago

Never heard off it...
Cool shot!

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Péter Somogyvári 7 years, 11 months ago

Cool !! Amazing picture!!

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Gillian 7 years, 11 months ago

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

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Ricardo 7 years, 11 months ago

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

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Aslan G. Aghdam 7 years, 11 months ago

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

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Brian 7 years, 11 months ago

Is that a kung fu grip? Nice post!

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Eric Abalea 7 years, 11 months ago

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

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Paul 7 years, 11 months ago

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

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Michael Sakowicz 7 years, 11 months ago

Hmm. Interesting. Interesting shot as well.

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Marsha 7 years, 11 months ago

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

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Marsha 7 years, 11 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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