Fondly known to us as ‘have a look it’s Vara’ — and there is a lot to look at, for he comes in many forms, from the basic one head, four arms model to one with eleven heads and a thousand arms.
We do not know who does the counting, or if it is before or after the bars close. But we do know that this member of the Bodhisattvas is very popular, being identified with Amitabha, Guanyin, Kannon and Chenrezig.
Avalokitesvara Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Compassion
Area of expertise: Compassion
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1433
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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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