The Thousand-Hand Guanyin Buddha in Beijing Summer Palace

The Thousand-Hand Guanyin Buddha is located in the Tower of Buddhist Incensein. Cast in 1574, this statue was originally named the "Statue of Guanyin Bodhisattva". The five-meter bronze figure was gilded with a head of 4 tiers each with three faces - a total of 12 faces, and 24 arms. The statue sits on a lotus seat of nine layers of 999 petals. Cast with superb workmanship, the grand, solemn statue is of great historic and cultural value.
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