1000 armed Avalokiteshvara | Photos of Ladakh
A photo of a statue of the 1000 armed Avalokiteshvara in the monastery at Lamayuru in Ladakh.
Avalokiteshvara is the Bodhisattva of Compassion and a popular figure in Ladakh. The Dalai Lama is regarded as a manifestation of Avalokiteshvara and is a regular summer visitor to Ladakh where he gives teachings attended by hundreds of Ladakhis. Ladakh is at the northern tip of India between Kashmir and Tibet.
Portrait format. A guide to approx sizes
A3: paper size 42x29.7cm, image size 40x28cm
A2: paper size 59.4x42cm, image size 57x40cm
70x50cm paper size, image size 68x48cm
Photo by Silk Road Gallery director Peter Bennion, 2022.