Enlightenment Day of Kuan Shih Yin P'usa ‑ Chinese, Buddhist

Event Name Enlightenment Day of Kuan Shih Yin P'usa - Chinese, Buddhist
Start Date 19th Jun 2017 12:00am
End Date
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Description

KUAN SHIN YIN is the direct translation of the Sanskrit name of Avalokitesvara which has the following meaning:
KUAN -- `contemplate' or `looks on'
SHIH -- the world or the region of sufferers'
YIN -- `all the sounds of the world,' i.e., the crying sounds of beings, verbal or mental, all acknowledging misery and seeking salvation which touch the heart of the Lord who pities.

Source: Popular Deities of Chinese Buddhism