Guanyin (Avalokitesvara), Wood with remains of paint, China, 1200s, National Museum (Copenhagne, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now Remake) from Autodesk.
This bodhisattva is the principal savior figure in Mahayana Buddhism. Avalokitesvara (“Lord who looks down”) is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. This bodhisattva is variably depicted and described and is portrayed in different cultures as either female or male. In Chinese Buddhism, Avalokitesvara has become the somewhat different female figure Guanyin. In Cambodia, he appears as Lokesvara. (Wikipedia)
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