Chenrezig is the bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. He is the most widely revered bodhisattva on in Buddhism. Chenrezig is considered the earthly manifestation. Of the self-born, eternal Buddha, Amitabha.
In the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon of enlightened beings, Chenrezig is renowned as the embodiment of the compassion as Chenrezig.
He is considered the patron bodhisattva of Tibet, and his meditation is practiced in all the great lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. The most common form of Chenrezig is the four-folded and there lies a jewel in those folded hands.