Guanyin of the Southern Sea

Wood with multiple layers of paint | 95 x 66 x 43.5in | Liao (907-1125) or Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

Chinese Artist

Bodhisattvas are deities who, unlike Buddhas, forgo Nirvana until that time when all sentient beings shall have attained enlightenment. Of these, Guanyin became the most popular as the deity of mercy and compassion, answering prayers and protecting t...
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