Chenrezig is an embodiment of Avalokitesvara that is very special to Tibetan Buddhists. As a result, Chenrezig Buddha statues have become the specialty of the artisans in Patan, Nepal. This is because the Nepali artisans have been the primary suppliers of the Tibetan monasteries for many centuries. Over the course of the last 1000 years the Nepali artisans have perfected the lost wax sculpting method. It is this prized method that creates the intricate detail and precision in the Tibetan Buddha statues.
Our antique Chenrezig statue offers this awesome precision and intricate craftsmanship on display. Please observe the intricate details in the Bodhisattva jewels and crown. Additionally, the lotus flower, “Cintamani” jewel and mala beads are intricately designed and well displayed. An additional benefit of this statue is that it is hand painted with fine detail. As a result, you can rest assured that this antique Chenrezig Buddha statue is of monastic quality.
Some additional features of the statue include the necklines, Ushnisha topknot and the third eye of wisdom between the brows. Additionally, Chenrezig is seated in full lotus pose on a double lotus pedestal. The statue is fully gilded in 24 karat gold which adds a very special luster to this venerable statue.
This Chenrezig Buddha statue is an embodiment of the “Bodhisattva of Compassion”. As a result, Buddhists worldwide can receive inspiration and develop compassionate attributes of their own with the assistance of this statue.