Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Bodhisattva of Compassion (Guanyin)
A highly important gray schist figure of the Emaciated Siddhartha, or 'Fasting Buddha' . GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY | Christie's
Japanese, Bishamonten is the god of warriors (but not of war) and prayed to for victory prior to battle. Defender of the Nation, Guardian of the Dharma (Buddhist Law), and Lord of Wealth and Treasure (hence his inclusion in the Japanese group of Seven Lucky Gods). Bishamon-ten is neither a Buddha nor a Bodhisattva. Bishamonten is a deva (a Sanskrit term meaning celestial being or demigod).
山梨県 棲雲寺 釈迦如来坐像
Buddha, Northwest India or Pakistan, Kushan Period, 2nd-3rd century
Kwan Yin - also Quan Yin, Guan Yin or Guanyin - is the Bodhisattva of compassion, one who hears the cries of all beings. She is the goddess of compassion, the embodiment of loving kindness. Above is the Kwan Yin statue at Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Mo. She is the Kwan Yin of water and the moon.