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Guanyin Pusa (Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara) in a Royal Ease Pose, later part of the Liao Dynasty (907-1125) or early Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

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`.Amazing. This warrants more Research than a Blind Pin... Shoot me if I do not remember to get to this later.

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Kang Hsi was the fourth Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, the first to be born on Chinese soil. He was the second Qing Emperor to rule over China from 1661 to 1722

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“Tara (Sanskrit: तारा, tārā) or Ārya Tārā, also known as Jetsun Dolma (Tibetan language:rje btsun sgrol ma) in Tibetan Buddhism, is a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism who appears as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the “mother of liberation”, and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. In Japan she is known as Tarani Bosatsu, and little-known as Tuoluo in Chinese Buddhism. Tara is a tantric meditation deity whose practice is used

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Chinese goddess of compassion Quan Yin-offer up your life as a prayer to the the divine. Your self awakening is the greatest gift you can give the world.

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Amazing Oriental Oil Paintings of Chinese Goddesses and Angels by Zeng Hao

Quan Yin (“KWAN-yin”). Her name means “She who hears the cries of the world.” She is a goddess of mercy in Taosim, and Bodhisattva of compassion, empathy, forgiveness and agape (or Big “L” Love) in Buddhism. It is said that saying her name alleviates suffering.

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"Zen painting" (1970), by Lu Shoukun. Ink and colour on paper, vertical scroll. Lu Shoukun developed ‘Zen Painting’ by blending philosophical concepts of Taoism and Buddhism with Chinese ink painting techniques. He thus initiated the New Ink Painting Movement, which significantly impacted the Hong Kong art circle. The red dot of the Hong Kong Museum of Art’s logo originates from this piece. It is inspired and derives from the lotus of Buddhism and is commonly found in his works from the…

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