"Goddess of Mercy and Compassion". Quan Yin is synonymous with the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the pinnacle of mercy, compassion, kindness and love. Bodhisattva- being of bodhi or enlightenment, one who has earned to leave the world of suffering and is destined to become a Buddha, but has forgone the bliss of nirvana with a vow to save all children of god. She is the embodiment of compassionate loving kindness and she hears the cries of all beings.
It measures about 7"