3350 – Quan Yin Statue

Physical description:
Red and black statue of Quan Yin from Mahayana Buddhism
Museum classification:
Modern Witchcraft
Size:
18 cm, 8 cm
Information:

A statue representing Quan Yin, cast in red resin with black accents, from a collection of objects belonging to Cerridwen Connelly. Quan Yin, Kuan Yin, or Guanyin is an East Asian spiritual figure associated with mercy, compassion, and forgiveness. Quan Yin is a bodhisattva venerated in the Mahayana Buddhism. It's commonly accepted by East Asian adherents that Quan Yin was adapted from Avalokitesvara (Sanskrit) or Chenrezig (Tibetan), the boddhisattva who embodied the compassion of all Buddhas in Therevada and Vajrayana Buddhism.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
resin