Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Shenrezig sculpture in butter

Shenrezig sculpture in butter, originally uploaded by jiulong.

A monk's conception of the patron saint of Lhasa, Shenrezig, the deity to whom the Tibetan prayer Om Mane Padme Hum is addressed. As photographed in Choni monastery, Gansu, 1925 by Joseph Rock

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