Remarkable Handcrafted Goddess Quan Yin Kwan Yin Head Buddhist Bodhisattva of Compassion - Very Detailed and Fine.
Quan Yin (Kwan Yin) is one of the most universally beloved deity in the Buddhist tradition, known as the Goddess of Mercy and compassion.
Quan Yin is believed to be the female representation of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, the Bodhisattva of Compassion.
The Sanskrit name "Avalokiteshvara" means "the lord who looks upon the world with compassion". Translated into Chinese, the name is "Kuan Shih Yin"or Quan Yin.
Shih: the world / the region of sufferers
Yin: all the sounds of the world, in particular, the crying sounds of beings, verbal or mental, seeking help
Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva is the embodiment of great compassion, vowed to free all sentient beings from suffering.
Also known as Kuan Yin, Quan'Am (Vietnam), Kannon (Japan), and Kanin (Bali), Quan Yin is the embodiment of compassionate loving kindness.
HXLXW: 9.5" x 4.5" x 3.5"
***Pre-owned item in excellent condition with some natural oxidation and pitting. Please see photos for details. Statue is sold as seen in photos please look carefully at the images for all the details before making your purchase***