Beautiful Bronze Statue Gold Faced 4-Armed Chenrezig - Nepal - XIX-XX century
Size: 19cm high, 14cm wide, 9cm deep
Beautiful Nepalese bronze, Cherenzig is depicted in deep meditation, four armed and in vajra position. The right hand in front in the typical gesture of discussion or teaching, the one behind hold a mala with the tip of the middle finger touching the thumb, the left hand in front hold a vase of longevity and the other one a book.
Object Literature: Cherenzig (Avalokiteshvara) in the Vajrayana system of Northern Buddhism - in the Tantra texts - Chenrezig is acknowledged as a fully enlightened Buddha manifesting in a vast array of meditational forms for the benefit of all living beings. Chenrezig "One who looks with unwavering eye," is the most revered of all Bodhisattva, embodying the compassion of all Buddhas, he is consider the patron of Tibet, and, in fact, the Dalai Lama, is believed to be an incarnation of him