Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist Goddess of Compassion

Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist Goddess of Compassion

by Sandy Boucher

Paperback(New Edition)

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Sandy Boucher, celebrated author of Opening the Lotus and Turning the Wheel, now offers North American readers their first opportunity to share in Kwan Yin's illuminating wisdom. Along with providing meditations, chants, and prayers this lovely, illustrated volume recounts the stories of this bodhisattva (one who delays her own full enlightenment to work for the liberation of all beings) and explains Kwan Yin's role in Buddhism. Discovering Kwan Yin is sure to become an important spiritual touchstone for those who seek to celebrate the goddess in their lives, to give and receive the loving power of her presence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807013410
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 05/12/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,224,706
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Sandy Boucher, a leading spokesperson on women and Buddhism, is the author of several books including She Appears! Encounters with Kwan Yin Goddess of Compassion; Discovering Kwan YinOpening the Lotus; and Turning the Wheel. In 1979, Boucher was granted the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature for her extensive work. Born and raised in Ohio, she now resides in Oakland, California.

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