(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.« Back to Glossary Index
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- The Power of the Media and the Tai Ji Men Case
A look at the 2010 movie “The Book of Eli” offers the opportunity for indicting media who did not fully perform their duty in the long-lasting Tai Ji Men case.
- Detroit: Anti-Cult Pro-Russia-and-China Activist Arrested After She Assaulted a Scientology Church and a Synagogue
The interesting story of Randi Nord opens a window on the American and international ramifications of bigotry.
- The U.S. Department of State 2023 Religious Freedom Report: Excellent on Enemies, Soft on Allies
A masterful description of the wrongdoings of China, Russia, Iran, and Pakistan is accompanied by some understatements on FoRB violations by U.S. political allies.
- Hui Muslims Clash with Police Over Mosque’s “Sinicization”
The situation remains tense at Najiaying Mosque in Yunnan, where the police has given an ultimatum for June 6 to end the protests.