A mesmerizing display of many Daruma dolls in assorted sizes forms the heart of the Katsuo-ji Temple in Japan. These iconic red and white figures, with their round, unblinking eyes, represent resilience and determination. This vibrant congregation invokes a profound sense of optimism and purpose, inspiring visitors to set their own goals and aspirations, just as these dolls have for centuries. A striking fusion of tradition and spirituality, this image encapsulates the essence of the temple's spiritual energy. Photo © copyright by Rich Voninski.