Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Guanyin of the Southern Sea,
Liao (907-1125) or Jin Dynasty(1115-1234) Chinese  Housed in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kwan Yin - also Quan Yin, Guan Yin or Guanyin - is the Bodhisattva of Compassion. Her name in Chinese is roughly translated to One Who Hears the Cries of the World. She is the goddess of compassion, the embodiment of loving kindness.

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