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.
Kongo Bosatsu statue at Ninna-ji temple, Kyoto, Japan 金剛華菩薩 仁和寺
IMAGES NIO GUARDIANS | Nio Guardians at Sanjusangendo, Kyoto -- attributed to Tankei
Tamon-ten (Vaisravana) , Color on wood, Late-Heian Period (11th Century) National Treasure (Joruri-ji Temple, Kyoto) , Kyoto National Museum. This and three other sculptures form a set of four guardian deities that has been long been kept in the Hall of Nine Amidas of Joruri-ji Temple. As these guardians are slightly too large for the hall, it is assumed that they were originally made for another hall.