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Guanyin Pusa (Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara) in a Royal Ease Pose, later part of the Liao Dynasty (907-1125) or early Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

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Kang Hsi was the fourth Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, the first to be born on Chinese soil. He was the second Qing Emperor to rule over China from 1661 to 1722

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"Zen painting" (1970), by Lu Shoukun. Ink and colour on paper, vertical scroll. Lu Shoukun developed ‘Zen Painting’ by blending philosophical concepts of Taoism and Buddhism with Chinese ink painting techniques. He thus initiated the New Ink Painting Movement, which significantly impacted the Hong Kong art circle. The red dot of the Hong Kong Museum of Art’s logo originates from this piece. It is inspired and derives from the lotus of Buddhism and is commonly found in his works from the…

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`.Amazing. This warrants more Research than a Blind Pin... Shoot me if I do not remember to get to this later.

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Chinese goddess of compassion Quan Yin-offer up your life as a prayer to the the divine. Your self awakening is the greatest gift you can give the world.

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The Bodhisattva of Compassion is known in Sanskrit as Avalokitesvara, in Tibetan as Chenrezig, and in Chinese as Kuan Yin.

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Amazing Oriental Oil Paintings of Chinese Goddesses and Angels by Zeng Hao

Quan Yin (“KWAN-yin”). Her name means “She who hears the cries of the world.” She is a goddess of mercy in Taosim, and Bodhisattva of compassion, empathy, forgiveness and agape (or Big “L” Love) in Buddhism. It is said that saying her name alleviates suffering.

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art Black and White white black yin yang china Chinese buddhism buddhist buddha yin yang lao-tzu Lao-Tse

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