Bodhisattva, Shanxi Province, Jin Dynasty, circa 1200 CE, stone. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap Pro from AutoDesk.
The Bodhisattva is the central figure of Mahayana Buddhism. He has attained a high spiritual level but he differs his enlightenment to help other men on the spiritual path. Here we see a representation of Guanyin (Avalokitesvara in Sanskrit), the bodhisattva of compassion.
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Marchal, G. (2019, April 12). Great Jin Dynasty Bodhisattva. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/442/great-jin-dynasty-bodhisattva/
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