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In this statue Kuan Yin is illustrated in a pose of meditation while seated on an elegant dragon throne. This is a large sized statue in stone finish with a grey wash. She can be placed in your house sanctuary or add distinction to your entryway.
Kuan Yin, originally known as Avalokiteswara ('the Lord who regards'), is a highly revered manifestation of the Buddha who appears in Chinese scriptures around 400 A.D. Kuan Yin means 'one who hears the cries of the world' and personifies the compassion of the Buddha for the needy. She is usually represented as a young female deity but she has the power to assume whatever form necessary in order to carry out her vow to lead beings out of suffering. She is often shown holding a vase containing the waters of compassion, the lotus flower of enlightenment or the jewel of three treasures.