Avalokitesvara


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Synonyms for Avalokitesvara

a male Bodhisattva

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It was only with subsequent studies by Marie-Therese de Mallrnann and other art historians that identifications of Avalokitesvara became more common.
For the feminization of Guanyin in China, see Chun-fang Yu, Kuan-yin: The Chinese Transformation of Avalokitesvara (New York: Columbia University Press, 2001), 191, 186-87, 293-94; Chun-fang Yu, "A Sutra Promoting the White-robed Guanyin as Giver of Sons," in Religions of Asia in Practice: An Anthology, ed.
Avalokitesvara comes to the personal aid of all those who request assistance during times of calamity.
A series of triads in the cave that archaeologists call Cave 26 shows the Buddha always flanked by the same two bodhisattvas: on his right is Avalokitesvara, identified by the padma lotus he holds, and on his left is Vajrapani, distinguished by the vajra, or thunderbolt, visible in his clenched fist.
Kuan-Yin, The Chinese Transformation of Avalokitesvara, Columbia University Press, New York, 640 p.
Dalai Lama is now placed with a picture of Avalokitesvara where as the opposite throne would be the picture of the previous Panchen Lama.
The Monkey is born from the merger of the sun and moon upon a half-broken tooth of Avalokitesvara, thus possessing seventy-two awe-inspiring physical transformations and a cloning mechanism through his hair into infinite genetic copies.
Locke, the cult of Avalokitesvara of the other shrine is an imitation of the cult of Bunga-dyo except Minnath of Patan and tradition says that Lokesvara predates the cult of Bunga-dyo.
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It is the mantra of Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of compassion, and chanting it can be understood as a prayer for compassion.
The group of worshippers, usually presided over by at least one leading couple from the sponsoring family, make successive offerings to the Buddha, the dharma, the samgha, and the bodhisattva Amoghapasa-Lokesvara, a form of Avalokitesvara, all four represented by particular mandalas painted on the ground or depicted on artifacts brought along and distributed.
It could be argued that sculpture stole the show this year--from the tiny 12th-century ivory chess piece from Norway, a furious-looking Queen (Brimo de Laroussilhe), and the exceedingly rare and early Yuan Dynasty lacquered bronze Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Littleton & Hennessy, $8m) to the inlaid silver and copper incense burner by Shoami Katsuyoshi from around 1890 sold by Grace Tsumugi for some 500,000 [euro].
Takamure's identification with the bodhisattva Kannon, a Japanese version of Avalokitesvara, becomes a reoccurring motif throughout, and potentially provides a potent conclusion.
The cover lot is a rare and spectacular Guhyasadhana Avalokitesvara, a rare survival of an early Ming wooden temple sculpture of a deity from the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon (Fig.
For example, the preta motif occurs during the fifth century at Ajanta in a small relief band and at the feet of a Sarnath Bodhisattva, during the eighth century at Ratnagiri with a Khasarpana-Lokesvara, and during the ninth-tenth centuries at Nalanda with a large Avalokitesvara image.