White Hooded Guanyin

Although she had 33 manifestations, during the Ming and Qing dynasties, one of the most popular depictions was White Hooded Guanyin (aka White Robed, White Clad. The beloved and widespread Guanyin image was seen in temples or home altars portraying her as a simple image draped in white, her head covered in a hood-like garment representing serene beauty and compassion. She often holds and or sits on a lotus flower, the Buddhist symbol of the flowering of the mind. She was frequently portrayed wearing her white hooded robe in Nanhai and Songzi Guanyin statues.

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    Antique Nanhai Guanyin of the Southern Seas, China (19414BLK) $750 SPECIAL PRICE

    Original price was: $750.00.Current price is: $650.00.
    H: 9.5” Dia: 4.25″ | FREE SHIPPING!

    This charming extremely well-modeled carving depicts a White Robed Nanhai Guanyin in her Cave on Mount Putuo seated on an open lotus in lalitsana below an arch of draped moss . Nanhai Guanyin was massively popular in the Ming/Qing dynasties when provincial wood images were made for home altars throughout China. She holds a scroll representing Buddhist teachings accompanied by a vial with the tears of humanity and a parrot, her constant companion.  Small home shrine Nanhai images with all these symbols are rare.


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    Antique Small Guanyin on a Radiating Lotus, China (16534MSK) $595 SPECIAL PRICE

    Original price was: $595.00.Current price is: $425.00.
    H: 8.675″  Dia: 4.5″ | Free SHIPPING IN CONTINENTAL U.S.!

    This delicate small carving of seated White Robed Guanyin in meditation is carved in the round with fine details on all sides. Seated on a two-tiered radiating lotus throne this small, important and beautiful image was placed on a home altar with other Buddhist statues and house gods. It is mounted on a frosted acrylic base.

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    Antique White Hooded Guanyin in Lalitsana (16533XLSE) SPECIAL PRICE

    Original price was: $1,185.00.Current price is: $855.00.
    H: 13.5 ”    W: 7.25″    D: 6 ”    | FREE SHIPPING WITHIN CONTINENTAL U.S.!

    This delicate carving of White Hooded is the personification of serenity and grace. . Seated in Lalitsana, the position of royal ease, her pedestal is held up in the back with three vertical supports that make her look as if she were a floating Bodhisattva. Originally placed on a home altar, her contemplative face exudes an aura of compassion and meditation.

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    Antique White Hooded Guanyin in Royal Ease on Lotus Throne (16080LBE) SPECIAL PRICE $700

    Original price was: $885.00.Current price is: $700.00.
    H: 13.75″    W: 6″    D: 4.875″    | FREE SHIPPING WITHIN CONTINENTAL U.S.!

    This charming provincial statue is White Hooded Guanyin lalitsana, seated a lotus symbolizing purity, strength and rebirth. Represented as a humble, motherly figure her expression is one of pure joy with  a gentle grin, half closed eyes and sweet smiling lips that projects happiness and compassion. The scroll she holds symbolizes the Buddhist sutras where she  is mentioned including the Lotus Sutra which describes how she hears and rescues devotees from all types of suffering. This joyful statue would enhance any meditative space.

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    Antique White Robed Guanyin on a Hǒu, China(16963BKE) $725

    Original price was: $725.00.Current price is: $675.00.
    H: 15.125”  W: 6”  D: 5” | FREE SHIPPING

    This charming rare White Robed Guanyin sits on a Hǒu, the mythical guardian beast that symbolizes righteousness and morality and the mandate to usher in peace and prosperity. Although generally beast, this Hǒu is a gentle Buddhist creature curled around Guanyin’s side as she in lalitsana clasping a rosary. This fine and rare provincial folk version of Guanyin is a small yet powerful carving, mounted on a frosted Acrylic base.


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    Bronze Guanyin in Meditation, Thailand (11250BKE) $485 SPECIAL PRICE

    Original price was: $485.00.Current price is: $395.00.
    H: 19.5”  W: 9.375”  D: 9” | CALL 213-568-3030 FOR SHIPPING

    This lovely 20th century Thai bronze statue is the White Clad Guanyin seated in meditation with her hands in her lap holding her vial of precious dew with her legs covered by her robes which flow to the top of the finely rendered multi-tiered lotus throne. Her open hood is centered by a mandorla surrounding an image of Buddha Amitabha, the Buddha of Infinite Light, her spiritual teacher. She is a vision of compassionate serenity with her half closed eyes and benevolent smile.

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