1,000 armed Bodhisattva Guanyin QuanYin Avalokitesvara SMALL SIZES God of Compassion Tibetan Buddhist Thangka thanka deity giclee Mantra
Materials: gouache, giclee print, watercolor paper, gold, giclee, print, Art, archival watercolor paper, shell gold, mineral paint, archival inks
Bodhisattva of compassion, Guardian of Tibet
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A bodhisattva decides not to enter nirvana at death so that he can aid the sufferings of the world. He is the essence of compassion. Avalokitesvara appears in many forms, but here he has 1,000 arms so that he can help many people at once. Each hand has an eye that looks compassionately on the world.
“om mani padme hum” is his mantra. You see it painted everywhere you go in Tibet, where he is called Chenrezig.
He has ten faces representing the fact that he has mastered all ten of the bodhisattva stages, and each face represents an attitude dominant at a particular stage. Three of the faces are loving, three are peaceful, and four are fierce. Love wears many faces: sometimes fierce, like a mother protecting her child, sometimes scolding, when she reprimands, and other times love is sweet and soft and and given with a kiss.
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NOTE: Sizes are approximate. Please wait to buy a frame until you have the art in hand. Framed examples included in listing images are included to give you ideas on how you might frame your purchase, but I don't sell framed prints unless one is specifically listed on a drop down menu.
A WORD ABOUT ARCHIVAL GICLÉE PRINTS : Artwork is scanned via what looks like a really big "camera"/computer and then printed with a sophisticated inkjet printer, which is 6 feet wide, onto artists' archival heavyweight watercolor paper. This makes the most crisp accurate print available in fine art printing technology. People often mistake the prints for actual paintings.
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Feb 10-Mar 1
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I had been given a free postcard of this thangka painting of Avalokiteshvara by the artist a while back and decided to order the actual print in a small 5x7 size. I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality and detail of the actual print versus the postcard. You’d think it was the original painting - that’s how how high quality these prints and the paper they are printed on are.
How lovely to be able to own even a small part of a work by Laura. I love the combination of creativity with a nod to the classical discipline of Buddhist painting.
Gorgeous quality and the details are remarkable.
excellent print. gorgeous. most grateful. buy with utmost confidence. many thanks!
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