Kwan-yin

Kwan-yin

[kwahn-yin]
noun Buddhism.
one of the Chinese female Boddhisattvas, noted for her kindness: often considered an aspect of Avalokitesvara.
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kwan-yin

noun
(Buddhism) a female Bodhisattva; often called goddess of mercy and considered an aspect of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara; identified with Japanese Kwannon 
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