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Kuan-Shih-Yin, She-Who-Hears-the-Cries-of-the-World.

Alternate meanings: Regarder-of-the-Sounds-of-the-World.
[to Whom the second day of June, day 153, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Chinese: Buddhist and folk.
Linguistic Note: kuan, 'noise' (i.e. cries) 'of a heronry'; shi, 'world'; yin, 'childbirth'.
Description: Most Holy, radiant, gracious, serene and powerful Goddess of pity, mercy and compassion; She Who responds to those in trouble who invoke Her; She Who is triumphant over cruelty; Banisher of fear and hardship; She Who saves from sufferings and danger by awakening worshippers to their own enlightened minds; Fulfiller of wishes; Generous bestower of peace, happiness, health, fecundity and children; Lover of children; Teacher; She Who welcomes the souls of the dead to "The Pure Land".
See also the Goddess Anthology under Kuan-Shih-Yin.
To Whom Sacred: lotus; willow-branch; dolphin (upon which She sometimes rides); snake; tiger; horse; peacock; {heron}; fire; jewels; waters of life; vegetarianism; joss-sticks, crackers and rattles (used in Her worship and invocation); the Kuan-Yin Ching (Lotus Sutra).
Male Associates: She is the Chinese form of Hindustani Avalokitesvara The-Lord-Who-Looks-On. Her male companion, when in triad with Lung-Nu, is Shan-Ts'ai. Source: NLEM/387.
Kuan-Tzu-Tsai, She-Who-Sees-and-is-Free.
Alternate meaning: One-Who-Truly-Sees-and-Transcending-is-free-in-the-Existent.

Geography/Culture: Chinese.
Source: ADLR/79-81.
Kuan-Yin, She-Who-Hears-Cries.

Geography/Culture: China.
Lung-Nu, Dragon-Maiden.

Geography/Culture: Chinese.
Description: One of the two companions of Kuan-Shih-Yin, when She is conceived in triad.
Male Associates: Shen-ts'ai. The other of Kuan-Shi-Yin's companions when in triad form.
Kwannon, She-Who-Hears-Cries.

Geography/Culture: Japanese.
Linguistic Note: This name is a phonetic rendering of the Japanese pronunciation of Kuan-Yin, the short form of Chinese Kuan-Shih-Yin, and the most familiar name by which Shehe is known in Japan where Shehe is more male than in China.
Description: SheHe of compassion. Source:
worked on: July 27, 1990; August 3, 1991; May 1995.
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