Standing Chenrezig Thangka Painting

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Thangka Description

Material: Hand painted in Nepal by a Talented Nepalese artist on Cotton Canvas with Silk Brocade

Painting L x H: 14 x 18 inches

Scroll L x H:  24 x 34 inches

  • Chenrezig is one of the most popular of all Buddhist deities, except for Lord Buddha himself, he is beloved throughout the Buddhist world

  • He is the Bodhisattva of compassion known by different names in different lands: as Avalokiteshvara in the ancient Sanskrit language of India, as Quan Yin in China, as Kannon in Japan etc. Chenrezig is his name in the Tibetan language
  • Patron Bodhisattva of Tibet, his meditation is practiced in all the great lineages of Tibetan Buddhism
  • At his heart he holds a jewel, a symbol of universal love and compassion, symbolizing that in whatever way he manifests to benefit beings
  • His mantra is "Om Mani Padme Hum" which translates to "the jewel is in the lotus" signifying the indivisibility of compassion and wisdom
  • In his outer right hand, Chenrezig is holding beads, moving them in the way one uses a mala to count mantras. This symbolizes that there is not one moment when Chenrezig does not benefit beings
  • In the outer left hand, Chenrezig holds a lotus flower. This symbolizes that Chenrezig, actively benefiting all beings, manifests with wisdom in whatever forms are necessary
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