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Meaning of KUAN YIN

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (Buddhism) a female Bodhisattva; often called Goddess of Mercy and considered an aspect of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara; identified with Japanese Kwannon
 
 Synonyms: Kwan-yin
 
 See Also: Chinese deity

 

 

 

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