A stunning black obsidian pendant skillfully carved with the image of the thousand hands Kuan Yin. There are a thousand eyes on the palms of the thousand hands which give Kuan Yin omnipresent powers to monitor the world in every direction at any given time and to sense for afflictions of humanity. The thousand arms also enable this Goddess of Infinite Mercy to scatter blessings and to ‘lend a helping hand’ to alleviate the sufferings of other beings. Chunky, strikingly black and bold, this pendant is ideal for those who like to glam up with Feng Shui accessories and jewelries that make a statement.
Kuan Yin (Avalokitesvara) is a very prominent and revered Goddess, widely pursued by the Chinese and followers of Mahayana Buddhism. Being the definitive icon of mercy and compassion, Kuan Yin is a respectable maiden, as her tale tells. She actually reached the point where she could become a Buddha (a being who is enlightened and free from the cycles of birth and death) and yet she decided to stay on Earth, remaining a “Pu Sa” or “Bodhisattva”. She wanted to help humankind achieve better karma, leading them to the Western Heavens, where they can find peace, happiness and bliss. Because she had the ability to comfort the sick and senile, Kuan Yin was widely admired and adored by the people on Earth. She touched their hearts and souls, creating a sense of peace and relief amongst those who were less fortunate.
Kuan Yin is the short form Chinese name for Guan Shi Yin where Guan means to watch, monitor and observe; Shi means the world; Yin means sounds, specifically sounds of people suffering on earth. Guan Shi Yin is thus the “One Who Hears the Cries of the World”. Those who are in need of this Goddess’ aid need simply to cry out her name; she will assist those trying to overcome depression, grief, relationship issues, family drama, illness, death of loved ones and other major obstacles in life.
When in distress, one must chant “Om Mani Padme Hum” (the potent Buddhist mantra) in front of her image. Kuan Yin will then protect you, your family and your business from evil. Like a child calling its mother, people depend on the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion, grateful for her promptness and immediacy. Once this Bodhisattva is called upon, she will serve to rid the caller’s life of suffering, transforming it into joy and happiness.
Obsidian is mostly produced in Central America and North America, is the national stone of Mexico. It is a common black gemstone and volcanic crystal, also known as Longjing and Shishengshi, usually dark. It belongs to one kind of igneous rocks, not to crystals. Crystals are crystals. Although obsidian is mainly composed of SiO 2 (SiO 2), it is a naturally formed silica. Amorphous and microcrystalline colloidal SiO 2 is not glass. Nowadays obsidian is processed into life Buddha and becomes the patron saint of people.
This stone will help your mind to recover from any tragedies you endured in the past, and will help you to get past any hard feelings or fear that may have stemmed from these traumas. It facilitates the release of old loves and provides support during change. Obsidian crystal clears confusion and constricting beliefs, bringing clarity to the mind. It helps you to know who you truly are.