Fajos Buddha statue

A Buddha statue in Kivas Fajo's collection

Buddhism was an Earth religion revolving around Buddhas. Buddhist monks were known as lamas. (ENT: "Cold Front")

A well-known popular superstition was that pat the belly of a Buddha statue might bring one good luck. (ENT: "The Andorian Incident")

Jack, a youth from Carbon Creek, Pennsylvania, told T'Mir that in Tibet the Buddhist monks meditated every day. (ENT: "Carbon Creek")

While visiting Earth during the mid-22nd century, Doctor Phlox attempted to familiarize himself with the planet's religions. He spent two weeks at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery learning to sing a trichord. (ENT: "Cold Front")

The Laughing Buddha statue that is typically rubbed for good luck, mentioned in ENT: "The Andorian Incident", represents not Gautama Buddha, the religion's founder, but rather Budai, the "future Buddha", Gautama's projected successor.
Jonathan Archer once visited an ancient monastery in Ngari, Tibet, which given its location was presumably Buddhist, although this was not explicitly stated.

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