Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Avalokiteshvara (Eight Hands)

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The images displayed below can be identified as either the Eight Arm Avalokiteshvara of the Bhikshuni Shri tradition or from the Drigung Kagyu tradition. For a correct tradition and lineage identification then other indicators must be looked for aside from the the appearance of the deity.