[I can't resist pasting this brilliant post by Bryan Davis, from dharmawheel.net) Here is how I introduced [Buddhism to] my grandmother when she saw a chenrezig pendant hanging in my car:
Grandmother: Is that Buddha? Are you some kine of Buddhist? (in a sarcastic aggressive tone) Me: No, it's a Chinese Jesus. (anything with Asian flair to her was chinese) Grandmother: (tone now changed to happy and excited) Really? I did'nt know chinese had jesus?
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