Chinese deity

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a deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese

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Gaston, who is a Buddhist monk, named his center after Quan Yin, an ancient Chinese deity, the Goddess of Compassion and Mercy.
There is even a Chinese deity with the same last name.
Each place he guards has its stories to tell, and so the cult of this most ancient and popular Chinese deity lives on in the narratives of the people and places of contemporary Taiwan" (Dell'Orto 1).
But even while thanking Buddha and the Chinese deity for protecting her family, Ting said she has no idea what would happen to them in future because they are now become homeless.
Most Chinese deity figures are made to come 'alive' through a combination of a ritual of 'opening the eyes' and the insertion of sacred texts through the base of the figures.
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