Thursday, May 20, 2010

Avalokiteshvara Padampani

Avalokteshvara is a more respected Boddhisattva of Mahayana School(The Great Vehicle) of Buddhism. He is known for his compassion for every kind of living being even of the lowest kind. He is also called Padampani.

Avalokteshvara literary means A Lord who looks down. Padampani means the one who is holding a lotus in his hand. In an Ajanta drawing his shown looks towards down and holding a lotus. The picture is shown in many leading and authoritative books.

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The Way of the Bodhisattva (Shambhala Library)A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of LifeMahayana Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations (The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices)The Awakening of Faith: The Classic Exposition of Mahayana BuddhismOutlines Of Mahayana Buddhism (1908)An Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism: With Especial Reference to Chinese and Japanese Phases (1922)Outlines of Mahayana BuddhismHidden World: Tibetan Sand MandalaBodhisattva Art Poster Print by Mahayana, 32x24

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