Kannon, God / Goddess of Mercy & Compassion
Mini Tower, Two Pieces, Boxwood
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Jp. = Kannon Bosatsu
Ch. = Guānyīn Púsà
Wonderful and intricate carving of Kannon with protective cap. The top of the statue has a small hole, allowing you to insert a string or other cord to connect the piece to your cell phone, car mirror, or anything you like.
- Wood = Boxwood (Jp. = Tsuge), Finely Carved, Very Lightweight
- Size in Centimeters = 5.0 (H) x 2.5 (C)
- Two pieces: (1) protective cap and (2) main piece with the deity's effigy; both pieces screw together snuggly for compact storage.
- Kannon (1000-armed version, called Senju Kannon) sitting atop a lotus petal; central hands in Mudra of Veneration (Prayer, Aspiration); right arm holding pilgrim's staff and left grasping Vajra club; latter represents the indestructibility of Buddhist law and its power to vanquish evil. See Kannon background notes for details.
Kannon also serves as
patron for people born in
the Year of the Rat