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KwanYin / GuanYin – Buddhist Art

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Guanyin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by Mahayana Buddhists. She is commonly known as the “Goddess of Mercy” in English. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin, meaning “[The One Who] Perceives the Sounds of the World”.

About : Guan Yin / Kwan Yin . Goddess of Compassion. Bodhisattva.

In Chinese Buddhism, Guan Yin is synonymous with the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the pinnacle of mercy, compassion, kindness and love. (Bodhisattva- being of bodhi or enlightenment, one who has ear…

Source: About : Guan Yin / Kwan Yin . Goddess of Compassion. Bodhisattva.