Buddha Tattoo

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LEOLOCO22
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Buddha Tattoo

Post by LEOLOCO22 » Aug 19, 2014 8:55 pm

Hi Gary,

How are you travelling, hope all is well for you. You previously helped me I sent a picture of a blurred tattoo that my brother had on him before he passed away and I thank you very much for you reply & providing me with my brother translation of tattoo. I now have his tattoo on my left hand so his with me, can thank you enough.

It's my birthday this Friday since my brother passed away 4 years now I've been following Buddha teachings & met Monks & would like to get myself another tattoo, could you please provide your expert advise on the writing of this saying in Chinese before I get it done.

May Buddha Bless You.

Look forward to you reply, thank you very much.Marcelo

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Gary
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Re: Buddha Tattoo

Post by Gary » Aug 20, 2014 9:10 am

There are a lot of related titles:
http://www.orientaloutpost.com/dictiona ... ddha+bless*

However, what you probably want is the greeting exchanged by Chinese Buddists (versions of the same-sounding phrase are also used in Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean, etc)...

阿彌陀佛

Sounds a bit like "Ah Me Toah Foah". If you've been to a Buddhist temple, you've heard a version of this phrase.

http://www.orientaloutpost.com/dictiona ... 0%E4%BD%9B

When you're ready for tattoo templates for this, here's the link to order:
http://www.orientaloutpost.com/chinese- ... ervice.php

-Gary.

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