Himalayan Art Resources

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

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 65291)
Origin Location Tibet
Material Metal
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Avalokiteshvara, Eleven Faces, One Thousand Arms, with a retinue of eight wrathful deities protecting from the eight fears.

Lineage: Arya Avalokiteshvara, Jowo-je [Atisha], Gonpawa, Nezurwa, Nyug Rumpa, Dwagpo Lhaje [Gampopa], Bep Rongpa, Taglung Tangpa, Kuyalwa, Sanggye Yarjon, etc. (Rinjung pages 281-282, Taranata).

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