Bodhisattva of Compassion: The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin

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This portrait of the Buddhist embodiment of compassion is both an informative study by a leading scholar of Buddhism and an engaging account of the author's search for the mystical significance of the goddess. An object of joyous devotion in Chinese folk religion, Kuan Yin is revered for her saving power: it is said that anyone in distress who calls on her with sincerity will be rescued from suffering and harm. On a deeper level, Kuan Yin symbolizes the liberating energy of compassion, which is an indispensable aid in the ...

Bodhisattva of Compassion: The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin 2009, Shambhala Publications, Boston

ISBN-13: 9781590307359

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Bodhisattva of Compassion: The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin 1988, Shambhala Publications

ISBN-13: 9780877731269

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