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Bodhisattva of Compassion

Bodhisattva of Compassion India Avalokiteshvara China Kuan Yin Japan Kannon Tibet Chenrezig, Padmapani (Holder of the Lotus) Mongolia, Xongsim Bodisadv-a; Nidjeg, Migjid Janraisig, Nidüber Üjegči. In terms of the Gunas he corresponds to: Tamas Ignorance Inertia He is said to have manifested in our era as Padmasambhava, and it is in reference to the legend of the manifestation of that Precious Teacher, Guru Rinpoche, in the heart of a giant lotus that we say the famous 6-syllable mantra of Chenrezi: Om mani padme hum. http://www.khandro.net/deities_bodhisattvas.htm
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