A magnificent large wood figure of Manjusri seated on a lion China, Yuan dynasty, century h.
National Treasure of Japan, Eleven-faced Avalokitesvara, Kogen-ji temple, Shiga, Japan. Avalokiteśvara is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas.
Three Kingdoms Period, half of century. = 33 cm in) Daegu National Museum. Buddhism first entered Korea from China in the late century, so that by the end of the Three Kingdoms the religion had become thoroughly established.
Buddha Statues, Mythical Creatures, Buddhism, Mythological Creatures