This one is my translation of 'Bodhisattva Padmapani' from the Ajanta caves. Padma means “lotus” and pani is “hand”,
so this is the Bodhisattva with lotus (as a symbol of enlightenment) in hand.
The image is of not just any Bodhisattva, but the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara of the Heart Sutra.
Author Name: Sonjaye Maurya