Kwan Yin is known as the Goddess of Mercy or the Goddess of Compassion. She is accepted as being an incarnation of the bodhissatva Avalokiteshvara and prior to the Song Dynasty she was depicted male. Later to this she began to take on attributes of both male and female and from around the 12th century she has been widely represented as a beautiful white robed Goddess. She is linked with the divine Mother aspect of all traditions, with Mother Mary in Christianity, Isis in Egypt, Shakti in Hinduism, Tara in Tibet and Kannon in Japan.
This beautiful hand carved Lapis Lazuli Kwan Yin stands 7" tall. Lapis Lazuli is a stone of truth and truthful communication as well as inner vision and is one of the most powerful stones for activating the higher mind and psychic abilities. It also illuminates and helps identify karmic roots allowing us to move forward and reconnect to our sovereign power.