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Avalokitesvara Chapel

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Resource #: 23758 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa - Sera Monastery, Sera Monastery (2002)


by José Cabezón

This chapel houses an image of the 1000-hand, 1000-eye Avalokitesvara considered extremely holy. The present image, though old, is not the original image. The present image used to reside in the main temple on the lower level and it was brought up to this chapel to replace the one that was lost.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photographer: David Newman

Recording Orientation: From the North

Photograph Date: 27/Jul/2002

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