Chenrezig Buddhist Thangka

Chenrezig Buddhist Thangka

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Tibetan Chenrezig painting is hand-painted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. Chenrezig is known as Avalokiteshvara.

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Tibetan Chenrezig painting is hand-painted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. Chenrezig is known as Avalokiteshvara. 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.

Chenrezig is presented in the center of the thangka. Chenrezig is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas

Iconograhy of Chenrezig

Chenrezig 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. Chenrezig is evoked in many forms with various numbers of faces and arms, and various colors and ornaments. He sits on a lotus and the flat disc of the moon with another moon disk behind him reflecting his total purity.

Two of his four arms are joined in the prayer position holding the wish-fulfilling gem. In the left hand, he holds a lotus flower. In his right hand, he holds a crystal mala (rosary) which he is using to count the repetitions of his mantra

He wears the silks and ornaments of a Bodhisattva representing all his special qualities and the soft skin of an antelope over his shoulder. He is symbolizing his complete freedom from violence. He smiles with deep understanding, love, and compassion as his eyes look upon all beings.

Mantra of Chenrezig

The Mantra of Chenrezig is Om Mani Padme Hum.

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Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 51 × 69 cm

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In the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon of enlightened beings, Chenrezig is renowned as the embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas.

6 Realms and Chenrezig – Rebirth and Existence

is the lord of . “Every person whose heart is moved by love and , who deeply and sincerely acts for the benefit of others without concern for fame, profit, social position, or recognition expresses the activity of Chenrezig.” The Associated with Chenrezig cosmology typically identifies six of rebirth and existence. The six realms are listed below: Asuras Humans Hungry ghosts Earlier Buddhist texts refer to five realms .