Kuan Yin


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(Buddhism) a female Bodhisattva

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Someone who recites the mantra "Om mane padme hum" to the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy and Compassion Kuan Yin while holding the prayer beads is supposed to be protected from all kinds of danger.
To the king's angry surprise, Miao Shan thrived in caring for the hideously ill and suffering, emerging in history and myth as Kuan Yin, a female Bodhisattva--an enlightened being who turns back from nirvana to serve others on earth.
"Female Gender in Chinese Religious Symbols: Kuan Yin, Ma Tsu, and the 'Eternal Mother' Signs." Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol.
The biggest Kuan Yin Statue in Thailand is situated here.
These include Khoo Kongsi in Canon Square (where part of Jodie Foster's The KingAnd I was filmed), the Hainan temple on Lebuh Muntri and the Kuan Yin Teng on Lebuh Pitt.
Kuan Yin, goddess of compassion, also reigns there.
Another oolong variety, Ti Kuan Yin (meaning "Iron Goddess of Mercy") from Mainland China, however, is also valued for its peachy flavor and mild astringency.
Constructed by Chinese craftsmen using imported materials, it is dedicated to the goddess of mercy, Kuan Yin. Altars honoring pioneering families who helped build the city are displayed intact; many devotees frequent the well-restored temple daily to offer prayers.
Author Betty Bao Lord, who served as a consultant for CBS News during the Tiananmen uprising, also praised the statue's rededication and likened her image to that of Kuan Yin, the traditional Chinese goddess of mercy.
Teahouse Kuan Yin. Snacks such as spring rolls and pastries complement teas from China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia.
Las variedades de te dentro de esta categoria son el Ti Kuan Yin, uno de los mas apreciados de China y el afrancesado Formosa, el "champagne" del te.
According to Campbell, Chenrezig's close association with the lotus, a symbol of female sexuality, links him unmistakably to the ancient Indian Lotus Goddess Padma, who in China evolved into the Goddess of Compassion Kuan Yin. Many features of Kuan Yin's mythological forebear Miaoshan - her white robes, her thousand arms and eyes, the magic pearl she holds in her hand, even her name, "all-seeing one" - have been preserved intact in the god Chenrezig.
Du Pont started production of Ti[O.sub.2] pigment from the front-end of its new pigment plant at Kuan Yin, Taiwan.
MANILA -- Not even the six-syllable Kuan Yin mantra can ward off the danger of lead exposure from a set of prayer beads, according to an environment and consumer safety group.