Guanyin - Wikipedia

Guanyin or Guan Yin (/ ˌ ɡ w ɑː n ˈ j ɪ n /) is the most commonly used Chinese translation of the bodhisattva known as Avalokiteśvara. Guanyin is the Buddhist bodhisattva associated with compassion. In the East Asian world, Guanyin is the equivalent term for Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva.Japanese: 観音菩薩, 観世音菩薩 or 観自在菩薩, ……

Kwan Yin - Crystalinks

Kwan Yin . Goddess of the Compassion and Mercy. For centuries, Kuan Yin has epitomized the great ideal of Mahayana Buddhism in her role as "bodhisattva (Chinese "p'u-sa)--literally "a being of Bodhi, or enlightenment," who is destined to become a Buddha but has foregone the bliss of Nirvana with a vow to save all children of God.Quan Yin carries the Goddess and Divine Mother aspect of Buddhism.…