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Simhanada Avalokiteshvara Gau

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This Gau made of white metal shows Simhanada Avalokiteshvara - Tibetan: 'seng ge dra, chen re zi. [The Lord with the Voice of a Lion] sitting on a lion.

Simhanada Avalokiteshvara has a number of very unique and immediately recognizable distinct visual characteristics which make him readily identifiable such as the lion seat, trident and snake staff, two lotuses and a skullcup. Simhanada Avalokiteshvara is a form of Avalokiteshvara connected with removing illness caused by nagas [snakes].

At the corners four coral pearls [top and bottom] and turquoise [top] are embedded. Three of the four sides show a floral tendril pattern.

The filling has unfortunately been lost over the years, the gau is empty. Age: Probably 50 - 60 years. The filling has unfortunately been lost over the years, the gau is empty.

Probably Age: 50 - 60 years


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Measurements: 3.3 x 2.8 x 0.8 " | 8.5 x 7.0 x 2.0 cm
Price: 196 $ | 165 €
Shipment: Parcel Service from Germany
Material: White Metal
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