Gilded Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, statue at Dalai Lama temple complex in McleodGanj, India, capital of the Tibetan exile community. Chenrezig, also known as Avalokiteshvara, has 1000 eyes, to see all the sufferings of sentient beings in samsara, and 1000 hands trying to help ease these sufferings. This deity is sometimes also depicted in female form.

Original travel photography by Tammy Winand

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