Tibetan Avalokiteshvara Copper Statue with Silver Robe 6"|
This is a beautifully made Tibetan Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue from Nepal. This statue is made of copper and the robe and frame is inlaid with silver plating.
Avalokiteshvara, also referred to as The One who hears the Cries of the World - is the Bodhisattva of Compassion. He is seen as the Protector of Tibet and his mantra is the most famous Tibetan mantra.
His name in Tibetan is Chenrezig and long time ago he made the strong vow not to return to nirvana until he had liberated all sentient beings and freed them from suffering. The 1000 arms symbolized that the deity can work faster to help all sentient beings.
Note: The statue has silver plating.
Size: 6"H x 3.5"W x 1.5"D
Weight: 260 grams approx