Great Compassion

Mitch Lang, sculpture, artist, ZCO member, retired social worker, father, grandfather.....donated ths beautiful wood scupture to Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple.  You can see this fine piece in the Jizo Library.

Sanskrit #4

Maple Burl, Walnut, Sapele, Quilted Maple, Ebony. Ebonized wood base. 34" high.

 

In the center of the sculpture is HRIH, the Sanskrit seed syllable of Great Compassion. HRIH is the seed syllable of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, whose name means "Regarder of the World's Cries".

 

Gift to the Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple, Portland OR.

 

Many thanks, Mitch.