Eleven-Headed Avalokitesvara
Chenresigs, Kuan-yin or Kannon Bodisattva:
Its Origin & Iconography

By Tove E. Neville
Aug. 1999
Munshiram Publishers
ISBN: 81-215-0457-0
140 p.
$79.50 Hardcover

This book is a study of the many origins that have played a part in the development of the eleven-headed avalokitesvara, a theme found in religious artwork in India, Nepal, Tibet, Cambodia and other areas in Asia. The author is a Buddhist scholar who has spent the last nine years researching ancient artworks in more than 30 countries for this book. 63 black and white illustrations.

Fine Arts

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