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


bodhisattvas cloud like North on the mode engraved. Byodoin Temple - Kyoto, Japan C.


crashinglybeautiful: A Musical Bodhisatva: Photo by a Japanese photographer, from a 1966 portfolio of photos of “The Byodo-in.” Courtesy of Ohio State University.

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This statue is very similar to one that was near my apartment in Kobe, Japan.


"Ah, me, the contradictions, the paradoxes!" – Katherine Anne Porter The commonplace book of a.

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The Water and Moon Kuan-yin Bodhisattva, century, wood with paint, height: 95 inches cm), Northern Sung (A. or Liao (A.