KWAN YIN or QUAN YIN is the Bodhisattva of compassion and also known as Guanyin and Avalokiteshvara sits on a double lotus base with her robes flowing naturally over her long, slender body.
She holds a vase containing the divine nectar of life that she is pouring out with her right hand raised with her thumb and index finger touching in the Vitarka mudra of teaching.
QUAN YIN STATUE Details
Materials: Volcanic Stone
Total Height Including Base: 16 inches
Base Width & Depth: 6.5 x 6 inches
This KWAN YIN STATUE is holding a vase of nectar which she is pouring out. The vase represents wisdom quenching the thirst of ignorance. The nectar also represents the relieving of suffering since nectar is the food of hungry ghosts. Her other hand is in the Vitarka mudra, the gesture of discussion and debate which indicates communication and the explanation of the Dharma. The tip of the thumb and index finger touch, this being the gesture of great compassion. KWAN YIN would add peace and serenity into any garden, home or temple.
About KWAN YIN: Kwan Yin (also spelled KWAN YIN or QUAN YIN), is known as the Goddess of Compassion, and she is one of the most popular deities in all of Asia. Her name in Chinese roughly translates to "The One who Hears the Cries of the World". Many believe that she is the female representation of Avalokitesvara, who is the Tibetan and Nepalese God of Compassion. As a bodhisattva, she has chosen to put off her complete unexcelled, perfect enlightenment for the benefit of beings everywhere, and she will wait as long as there is one being who is not enlightened.
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