Avalokiteshvara Statue large size 12"H, aka Chenrezig in Tibetan, is the Bodhisattva of love and compassion.
This beautiful Chenrezig has striking gold painted details, small turquoise nuggets on the body and crown.
Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite and Unconditional Compassion, may be the most well known and beloved of the iconic bodhisattvas. Throughout all schools of Mahayana Buddhism, Avalokiteshvara is venerated as the ideal of karuna. Karuna is the activity of compassion in the world and the willingness to bear the pain of others.
Avalokiteshvara a manifestation of Amitabha Buddha, who represents mercy and wisdom. The bodhisattva is said to appear anywhere to help all beings in danger and distress.