Guanyin. 2019

Author: Alexey Leonov
Material: chamotte
Location: Private collection


The Mother of Mercy is a Bodhisattva especially revered by the Chinese people. The personification of boundless compassion for the whole world. Patroness of women, motherhood, infancy, giver of children. The very name Kuan-yin means: “listening to the sounds of the world”, she can simultaneously see and hear everyone in trouble. The one who utters her name will receive deliverance from troubles, relieve suffering, receive consolation, and find salvation.