Chapter 5.3 - Eleven-Headed Kannon of Japan
This page describes Eleven-Headed Kannon of Japan which is Chapter 5.3 located on page 83 of the Iconography of Eleven-Headed Avalokitesvara as Kuan-Yin (in China, Kuan Eum in Korea and Kannon in Japan) in the book: Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara by Tove E. Neville. This book recounts the occurence of the eleven-headed form of Avalokitesvara (Avalokiteshvara); also known as Chenresigs, Kuan-yin, or Kannon. It is part of the series “Iconography of Eleven-Headed Avalokitesvara as Kuan-Yin (in China, Kuan Eum in Korea and Kannon in Japan)”. This page contains an online preview of the full text and summarizes technical terms, as well as information if you want to buy this book.
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The gods of northern Buddhism [by Alice Getty]
Aryavalokitesvara (Arya-Pala) (Eleven-headed). (T.) hp'ags-pa spyan-ras-gzigs (the sublime (divinity of) penetrating (and) charming vision.) (M.) ariabalo (corruption of the Sanskrit). (J.) Ju-ichi-rnen (eleven-headed) Kwan-non. Mudra: namahkara (prayer). Colour: white (but may be yellow). Distinctive mark: eleven heads. Avalokitesvara, in his manifestation with eleven heads, is samantamukha or the 'all-sided one' — the god who looks in every direction to save all creatures....
Read full contents: Chapter VI - The Principal Forms Of Avalokitesvara
Socially Engaged Buddhism (with reference to Australian society) [by Phuong Thi Thu Ngo]
There is Avalokiteshvara, the male bodhisattva of compassion in India, who becomes Chenrezig in Tibet, and the female Kwan Yin in China and Kannon or Kanzeon in Japan, who is perhaps the most popular and well-known Bodhisattva. Avalokiteshvara is sometimes depicted with a thousand hands, each with an eye-to see what is happing in the world and to respond, suggesting both the receptive and active dimensions of compassion....
Read full contents: Socially Engaged Buddhism: A Conceptual Study
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms [by Fa-Hien]
It struck me most as I once heard it at Osaka in Japan. There was a pulpit in a large hall of the temple, and the audience sat around on the matted floor....
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