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Painting of Chenrezik at Chakpori on Lingkor pilgrimage route. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.286.242

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Resource #: 69611 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Chakpori, Lingkor


by Jessica O'Leary

A painted rock carving of eleven-headed Avalokiteśvara, or Chenrezik (spyan ras gzigs), the Bodhisattva of Compassion. The painting is located at Chakpori (lcags po ri) on the Lingkor (gling skor) pilgrimage route that encircles Lhasa.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1920-1921

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