Agyō at Sanjūsangendō 三十三間堂, Kyoto 12th Century, Life-size Wooden Statue Scanned from Temple Brochure

Agyō at Sanjūsangendō 三十三間堂, Kyoto Century, Life-size Wooden Statue Scanned from Temple Brochure

Kuan Yin. She who hears the cries of the world.

Kuan Yin* Arielle Gabriel's memoir The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept. of Miracles, a unique tale of a mystic suffering financial devastation among the world's richest ex-pats *

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.

Bodhisattva Guanyin, Nelson Atkins Museum kansas city mo / Boddhisatva the Chinese Buddhist deity of compassion and mercy

Tamonten: the Guadian of the North in Japan

Tamonten: the Guadian of the North in Japan More Travel Japan Gen Photo

Daiitoku myōō statue, 1251~1299, Japan

This unusually well-preserved life-size wooden sculpture features a grimacing, multi-limbed Buddhist deity astride a kneeling bull

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