1. When there isn't sufficient room to contain your upright buddha, forcing it to be turned sideways.
2. Trying to get past an unpleasantly large person, usually forcing you to turn sideways to slide past.
1. "Dude it's a buddha car light, plug it in!"
"It won't fit cause your car's retarded."
"Turn it sideways, then it can be a sideways buddha!"
2. "Man, i had to sideways buddha that guy he was so big. I didn't think i was gonna make it."