Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - (11 faces, 8 hands)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 106)
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Uncertain
Size 40.64x30.48cm (16x12in)
Material Ground: Textile Image, Embroidery
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.6.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Avalokiteshvara, Ekadashamukha (Tibetan: chen re zi, shal chu jig. English: the All-seeing Lord with Eleven Heads) and eight hands, in a standing posture.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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