Avalokiteshvara God of Compassion Cham wood statue from Nepal.
Carved by senior artist in Bhaktapur. Avalokiteshvara is the Buddha of Infinite Compassion and one of the
most important bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism.
asserts that Avalokiteshvara's intense compassion for humanity
shattered his skull. His spiritual Father, Amitabha, replaced
it with 10 others, crowning them with his own. Actually the
eleven heads correspond to compass points under the deity's
Measures approx. 26"
high, 20" wide, 5" deep. Please scroll down to see details of the