Locket thangka of Avalokiteshvara is handpainted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. Chenrezig is the most revered of all Bodhisattva.
Avalokitesvara is presented at the center of the thangka. 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.
Iconography of Avalokitesvara
Chenrezig is visualized 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.
Mantra of Avalokitesvara
The Mantra of Chenrezig is Om Mani Padme Hum.