AVALOKITESHVARA is the embodiment of the compassion of all of the Buddhas and is regarded by the Tibetan people as the guardian of the country. Avalokitesvara is most often depicted white in color but sometimes red, symbolizing his passionate concern for beings. He is one of the eight Bodhisattvas and one of the two chief Bodhisattvas of Amitabha. He is one of the Three Protectors of Beings, which have the Padma or Lotus family. Through his sharing of mankind's misery, he positions himself to help those in distress and is considered a savior.
His 1000 thousand-armed form is depicted standing and has eleven heads with three levels diminishing in size as they face outward and to either side, representing his all-penetrating gaze. Upon these nine heads is the wrathful head of the Bodhisattva of Power, Vajrapani, whose unfailing dynamic strength and power assist Avalokitesvara in the benefit of beings. Vajrapani's head is crowned with that of Buddha Amitaba, the Lord of the Lotus Family of whom Avalokitesvara is an emanation. The 1,000 arms represent the appearance of 1,000 Buddhas during this Eon of Light, whose compassion will guide beings from the darkness of ignorance and delusion into the light of Great Awakening. The eyes on his 1,000 hands symbolize his all-seeing compassionate gaze upon every being in existence throughout the past, present and future. He symbolizes infinite compassion (Karuna) for his refusal of accepting nirvana, which he considers selfish and instead choosing to reincarnate so he can help mankind.
The Dalai Lama and the Karmapa are considered the living manifestations of Avalokiteshvara. The forms of avalokiteshvara are Padmapani Lokeshvara, Amoghpasa Lokeshvara, Sadakshary Lokeshvara, Harihariharihari Vahan Lokeshvara, Sristikanta Lokeshvara, Rakta Aryavalokiteshvara, Loknath Lokeshvara and one thousands 1000 armed Sahasrabhuja Lokeshvara.
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