Is this a statue of Avalokiteshvara/Kuan Yin?

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Nirveda
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Is this a statue of Avalokiteshvara/Kuan Yin?

Postby Nirveda » Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:28 pm

I found it online but it had no lablel. It looks like it to me, particularly with the heart necklace which one doesn't usually see on a Buddha statue.

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Thank you for your help.

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Re: Is this a statue of Avalokiteshvara/Kuan Yin?

Postby Indrajala » Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:32 pm

It could be Tara.
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