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KANNON

Japanese Harmony Goddess

Also known as KANNON-BOSATSU, KANZEON, KWANNON

Goddess of Compassion and Mercy

She’s the Japanese version of China’s GUAN-YIN, who is really a female manifestation of India’s AVALOKITESVARA.

Being a BOSATSU, she spends her time tending to tormented souls who haven’t yet seen the light. If you’re lost in Japan and looking for Nirvana, KANNON will put you straight. If anyone can, KANNON can.

KANNON FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : KANNON
Location : Japan
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Harmony
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : KANNON-BOSATSU, KANZEON, KWANNON
Popularity index : 11050

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Article last updated on 01 November 2013 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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