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This very old carved, pink sandstone statue, believed to date from the 11th century or earlier, and possibly represents Avalokitesvara, the bodhisattva who made a great vow to assist sentient beings in times of difficulty, and to postpone his own Buddhahood until he has assisted every sentient being in achieving Nirvana. (In Sri Lanka Avalokiteśvara is known as Natha-deva...