Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist Goddess of Compassion

Sandy Boucher

In this lovely illustrated volume, the author recounts stories of the goddes Kwan Yin, a bodhisattva (one who delays her own full enlightenment to work for the liberation of all beings), and explains Kwan Yin’s role in Buddhism. At the same time, Boucher provides meditations, chants, and prayers devised by the Buddhist devotees of Asian and Western heritage so that all readers can participate in and even create their own rituals.

status Copy #1 (7030): in
genre Spirituality ยป Buddhism
publisher Beacon Press
publish date 1999
popularity checked out 2 time(s)

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