#samantabhadra #buddhistart #boddhisattva #fugen
Wandering thru stores that sell chinese ceramics or buddhist supplies one could be forgiven for thinking Chinese and other Mahayana Buddhists only revere Kuanyin Hotei and the Buddha. I suspect there's a factory somewhere where some one said ... just change the hands in the mold!
There are other Boddhisattvas.
CHECK WHAT THE HANDS ARE HOLDING
Patron of the Lotus Sutra Speaker of the 10 Vows of the Boddhisattva
Boddhisattva of Action and law this entity is also known as
Chinese Fu Hsien Pu Xian Bo Hsian
Vietnam Pho Hien
Mongolia Qamugha Sain
Paintings and sculptures usually depict him in a trinity or group with the Buddha or other Boddhisattvas but also sometimes on his elephant and other times standing or on a lotus throne.
The Tibetans seem to prefer depict him in Tantric congress.