Buddhist Chenrezig Tibetan Thangka is handpainted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. Chenrezig is also known as Avalokitesvara. Chenrezig is the most revered of all Bodhisattva embodying the compassion of all Buddhas.
Chenrezig is presented at the center of the painting. He is the lord gifted with complete enlightenment who refrains from entering the blissful state of nirvana to remain here below and save the living being of the earth.
What is Chenrezig holding?
Two of his four arms are joined in the prayer position Namaskar Mudra holding the wish-fulfilling gem which is regarded as a symbol of knowledge.
In his other left hand, he holds a lotus flower and in his other right hand, there is a crystal mala which he is using to count the repetitions of his mantra.
What is the mantra of Chenrezig?
The chenrezig mantra is Om Mani Padme Hum.