|Middlesex schoolboy to Shaolin monk: Enter the Suburban Dragon (See below)|
|Fat Budai, fit Buddha (center), fat Hotei (Sonam Ukyab/Khorsani/flickr.com)|
|S.A.D. reading won't help.|
He was roly poly and very pudgy. But he was a Chinese monk and jolly folkloric Santa Claus figure named Budai ("Cloth Sack") who came longer after the Buddha. Taoism reveres him more than Buddhism does, and that's only because he is much more of a good luck charm than an exemplar.
|Vegan diets are compassionate and healthy|
|Fitness = sleep, eat well, smile, work, exercise, and relax.|
|I'm not fat. I'm small-shirted!|
Or do it the Hard Way
How about a strictly vegetarian Shaolin monk's diet?
From Middlesex schoolboy to Shaolin monk: Enter the (Terribly Suburban) Dragon
|So much strength and power from veggie diet?|
|Why do ALL diets fail? Lose weight anyway (ModernHealthMonk.com).|