As Kwan-Yin, shadakshari Avalokitesvara. Is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by Mahayana Buddhists. She is commonly known as the “Goddess of Mercy” in English. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin. [The One Who] Perceives the Sounds of the World. She is also referred to as Guanyin Bodhisattva (traditional Chinese:). Some Buddhists believe that when one of their adherents departs from this world, they are placed by Guanyin in the heart of a lotus, and then sent to the western pure land of Sukhvat. Guanyin is often referred to as the “most widely beloved Buddhist Divinity” with miraculous powers to assist all those who pray to Him as listed in the Lotus Sutra and Karandavyuha Sutra. In some Buddhist temples and monasteries, Guanyin’s image is occasionally that of a young man dressed in Northern Song. Buddhist robes and seated gracefully. He is usually depicted looking or glancing down. Guanyin continues to watch over the world. In China, Guanyin is generally portrayed as a young woman donned in a flowing white robe and usually wearing necklaces symbolic of Indian or Chinese royalty. In her left hand is a jar containing pure water, and the right holds a willow branch. The crown usually depicts the image of Amitbha. Condition: excellent antique condition. Height: 58.5 cm23.04 in. Width: 14.0 cm / 5.51 in. The item “Antique Tibetan Buddhism standing GuanYin KwanYin Avalokita buddha statue art” is in sale since Thursday, May 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Buddhism\Statues & Figures”. The seller is “goldenwheat007″ and is located in , . This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: China
- Material: Bronze