A small size Thangka of the four-armed Avalokiteśvara.
Avalokiteśvara is the embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas who
chooses to remain in samsara for the benefit of all beings even though
he has already attained the buddhahood.
The crystal rosary symbolizes his constant benefit to sentient beings without
The lotus in his left hand symbolizes purity free from any of the samsaric
Gold details of flower and cloud motifs on his lower garments.
Thangka Painter Yoji Nishi