This form of Avalokiteshvara is widely used for devotional practice for the followers of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism.His six syllabled mantra “ Om mani pad me hum” is the household mantra for all Buddhists all around the world.
He has four hands, the first two pressed together at his heart makes Anjalimudra (Adamant form). He holds a wish fulfilling jewel, indicating that he has a mind of great compassion. He is adorned with silk and jewels and he wears an upper garment of an antelope skin signifying his compassionate and gentle nature. In his left hand, he holds a blue lotus flower and a crystal rosary with his right hand.