The Thang-ka represents the goddess Avalokitesvara, incarnation of compassion and mercy, declared the principal qualities in Buddhism. Her thousand arms help her to fight against the evil, her thousand eyes allow her to see everything.
In Indian Buddhism, the goddess is related to a woman called Tara. In China, she is venerated as Guanyin or Kuan Yin, the both identities (male and female) of Bodhisattva.
1 900 €
1 000 €