If you meet the Buddha in the road…

Another Lost in Translation moment of zen in Harajuku, Tokyo:

You Buff, We Paint street art.

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If you meet the Buddha in the road, kill him.

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5 thoughts on “If you meet the Buddha in the road…”

  1. wack / sack / fack
    –zen poetry

    yokohama graffiti  wack sack fack fuck

    Why “fack”? See 3Yen (2009-09-11).

    And, speaking of zen poetry—check out graffiti next to my house just west of Harajuku where the above “You Buff, We Paint” was photographed.

  2. Some of these works are street art, but a lot of these are gang tags and band tags. Can now see them all too often all over Tokyo nowadays. Not too long ago, graffiti in Tokyo was nonexistent.

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