Avalokiteshvara

Framed painting of four-armed Chenrezig, or sPyan-ragzigs, the Tibetan form of Avalokiteshvara, the bodhisattva of compassion. He holds a pink lotus in his upper left hand and a rosary in the upper right; both lower hands in vitarka mudra. He is painted white and seated on a lotus, surrounded by clouds. The four other deities depicted are: Mañjuśrī in the bottom left, Vajrapāṇi the wrathful deity in the bottom right, Amitābha Buddha at upper left, and Green Tārā at the top right. On the back is written:'18th century, Tibetan painting'.

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