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  Nepalese-style Avalokitesvara

 

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A Nepalese/Tibetan-style bronze statue of Avalokitesvara, the lord of compassion, depicted with four arms, holding a lotus flower, thus referring to his role as Padmapani, a 8-shaped rope or noose, whilst performing a namaskara gesture, which in Thai is known as namadsakahn. Characteristically, he also has a figure of Amitabha in his headdress.