IMPORTANT NOTICE
  • Lights on the Cliff

    24th September to 20th November 2017 at Main Hall Gallery 3 and 4

  • When Nature Plucks the Heartstrings

    16 September till 25 December 2017 at Main Hall Gallery 1

  • Welcoming Mazu

    Now till 4 Februaury 2018 at Main Hall Gallery 2

  • 2017 International Book Fair and Vegetarian Expo

    4th - 12th November 2017

  • Journey of the Heart

    Every first weekend of the month at the Buddha Museum

Lights on the Cliff - Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva

The walls of Dazu Rock Carvings Shimenshan Cave 6 are covered with images of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva. Each figure wears a headdress, chest ornaments, bracelets, a robe, and long, draping stoles. Behind each statue are a flame-shaped mandorla and a round nimbus. Each Bodhisattva stands barefoot with each foot on a lotus pedestal carved to appear as if they are growing from vases below.

On the right wall, beginning with the outermost statue, the figures hold a willow branch, a fan, a sutra, a basket, and a vase. On the left wall, the outermost statue holds prayer beads, then a wish-fulfilling jewel, a lotus, a mirror, and a jewel.

Lights on the Cliff
Dates: Now till Nov 20, 2017
Venue: Main Hall Gallery 3 and 4

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Visiting Hours

Weekdays: 9 am - 7 pm
Weekends: 9 am - 8 pm
Museum closed every Tuesday

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