(观音). In Chinese Buddhism, the name given to the bodhisattva of compassion Avalokiteśvara, who in other cultures is more often represented as male but in China, where she is immensely popular, is normally represented as female. Guanyin is also venerated in Taoism and in Chinese folk religion as an immortal or a goddess.
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