Pakistan (NW Frontier Province, probably Swat Valley)
The peacocks that support the lotus cushion identify this bodhisattva as Vajradharma Lokeshvara. Shown in the act of opening a lotus flower, he also holds a bow and arrow, tools to dispel impediments to enlightenment. His spiritual mentor Amitabha Buddha is enthroned in his diadem.
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