(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
Restrictions on Religious Activities Continue in Tibet
Statues were destroyed in Tibet, monks and nuns evicted from their monasteries, new regulations introduced to further limit religious freedom.
Public Security Immediately Implementing National Conference on Religion
A comparatively new expression, “xie jiao and illegal missionary activities,” may guide the new crackdowns
Xinjiang’s Killing Fields: A Uyghur Scholar Who Survived Speaks
It is not about “re-education” only. Prisoners in the camps are routinely murdered.
New Year’s Resolutions for Chinese Christians: Praise Xi and Watch “Red” Movies
The Three-Self Church 2022 flag-raising ceremony told believers they should do their part in supporting CCP propaganda.