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9. Standing Avalokiteshvara Nepal, 16C AD, 138cm high. Avalokiteshvara is the Bodhisattva of compassion, of which the Dalai Lama is an incarnation. In his headdress is a small figure of the Tathagata Meditation Buddha Amitabha seated with his hands in meditation mudra. Semi-precious jewels are inset in the necklace, belt, anklets and in the forehead in the Nepali manner.
British Museum Top 20 Buddhism 09-1 Standing Avalokiteshvara Front 9. Standing Avalokiteshvara  Nepal, 16C AD, 138cm high. Avalokiteshvara is the Bodhisattva of compassion, of which the Dalai Lama is an incarnation. In his headdress is a small figure of the Tathagata Meditation Buddha Amitabha seated with his hands in meditation mudra. Semi-precious jewels are inset in the necklace, belt, anklets and in the forehead in the Nepali manner.

DATE: 2006-07-26 16:07