New and Unused 17" Tall Chinese Tang Seng Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Monk Buddha Statue - Large Statue with Beautiful Detail and Some Lovely Patina Giving it An Antique Look.
Bodhisattva Kshitigarbha is one of the popular bodhisattvas and is extremely respected and worshipped by Chinese and Japanese Buddhists. Bodhisattva is also known as Ti Tsang P’usa and is depicted as the Buddhist monk. The term “Ksitigarbha” refers to meaning “Earth Treasury”, “Earth Store”, “Earth Matrix”, or “Earth Womb”. Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha was foremost as Great Vow to help and to deliver all beings. Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha was depicted as Buddhist monk with a shaved head wearing simple robes wielding a staff.
“If I do not go to the hell to help the suffering beings there, who else will go? ... if the hells are not empty I will not become a Buddha. Only when all living beings have been saved, will I attain Bodhi.” – Ksitigarbha Greatest Compassionate Vow
Handmade In China
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