https://flic.kr/p/g7FDQk | Standing Buddha, Sarnath (UP, India), 5th-6th century AD | This standing Buddha statue is made of sandstone. He is depicted with the Abhayamudra (hand gesture of protection, peace, benevolence and dispelling of fear). Room 33, British Museum, London.
San Francisco Zen Center was established in 1962 by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi and his American students. Suzuki Roshi is known to countless readers as the author of the modern spiritual classic, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind.
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara of the Lion's Roar, or Simhanada Avalokiteshvara (Shi Hou Guanyin) Period: Qing dynasty Date: century Culture: China Medium: Wood (willow) with traces of pigment, single-woodblock construction