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Who was Guanyin? Chinese Buddhist goddess

By |2018-04-18T17:37:45+00:00June 7th, 2017|China, Religion|

Guanyin, from the Liao Dynasty (about 1000 AD) Guanyin was a Chinese Buddhist goddess based on a real woman, the way Guanti was based on a real man. According to the story, her father murdered her. Guanyin went down to the underworld. But when she got there, she recited the holy books, and that prevented [...]