Guanyin in South China Sea is a kind of image modeling of Guanyin Bodhisattva. According to legend, the plague gods in the South China Sea make mischief, the epidemic rages, the people are not bored and the folk customs are foolish. Guanyin Bodhisattva is determined to carry forward Buddhism in the South China Sea and make a wish to live in the South China Sea.
The Nanhai avalokitesvara
The statue of Guanyin Bodhisattva in South China Sea of Sanya was constructed in 1999, and a grand opening ceremony was held in 2005. Guanyin in the South China Sea is 108 meters high, located in front of Nanshan Temple in Sanya. Because of its magnificent scale, great significance and rich Buddhist theory, Nanshan Maritime Guanyin Holy Statue Respect Project is known as a "world-class, century-class" Buddhist project. The statue is an integrated three-deck model of Guanyin, with solemn treasure, 108-petal lotus throne on foot, under which is the King Kong Platform. Within the King Kong Platform is the Yuantong Palace with an area of 15,000 square meters. King Kong Chau is connected with the land bank by the 280-meter-long Puji Bridge, and with the Guanyin Square and theme parks on both sides of the Square, covering an area of nearly 300,000 square meters, forms the "Guanyin Jingyuan" scenic spot.
The sculpture design of Nanshan Avalokitesvara on the sea concentrates on the classics of the statue art of various times, and combines them skillfully to form an artistic image with a strong sense of beauty. Its face is compassionate and solemn, just like stepping on the sea, in order to get all living beings out of misery, the overall image makes people respect at first sight, which is the perfect combination of "truth, goodness and beauty".