This exquisite Chenrezig statue is handmade in Kathmandu, Nepal by the Shakya family. This family has been making bronze statues for many generations and is well known all over the world.
Each bronze statue is made using the lost wax method, which takes considerable time and skill. After casting, each statue is hand detailed and carved by master craftsmen and the face and body are hand painted with gold leaf.
Recognized as the embodiment of compassion, Chenrezig is one of the most renowned and beloved deities throughout the Buddhist world. Tibetans believe that every person whose heart is moved by love and compassion, who deeply and sincerely act for the benefit of others without concern for fame, profit, social position, or recognition expresses the activity of Chenrezig.
Statue measures approximately 8 inches tall.