figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Gilt bronze figure of Guanyin, Bodhisattva of compassion. Seated in a lotus position (padmasana) with both legs folded, feet crossed and soles upwards; hands held in the prayer gesture (anjali mudra) with palms joined together vertically in front of chest. She wears jewellery, a draped robe that covers both shoulders and a headscarf covers the topknot tied on top of her head.

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