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kuan yin
Kuan Yin (Kannon - Kwannon - Kanzeon) is also known as "The Hearer of Cries"


Introduction to the Kuan Yin Prophecies

 

kuan yinThe first full of the moon following the winter equinox (i.e. 56 days later) is marked in the East (China particularly) with the Lantern Festival. Small paper boats with candles on board are launched onto rivers as offerings of light to the spirits and ancestors.

Eventually these little boats float on into the vast and unfathomable oceans of our shared world.Ancient tradition also has it that places of learning and practice (Temple, School and Dojo) would hang poems, calligraphy, art and so on to lanterns outside their buildings so as to continue a form of illumination as this first full moon of the year began to wane. During various periods of time in ancient China many of these works of poetry attached to lanterns were eulogies to various manifestations of Kuan Yin.

Kuan Yin is often considered to be a female manifestation of Amida Buddha - who also manifests as the thousand armed, thousand eyed Buddha who 'looks' simultaneously in a thousand direction for suffering whilst offering a thousand arms of assistance. Various manifestations of Amida Buddha are known as "The Buddha of Infinite Light and Infinite Life".

Kuan Yin (a.k.a. Kannon - Kwannon - Kanzeon) is also known as "The Hearer of Cries". From the vase that she carries flows unfathomable, infinite and endless compassion. To realise this compassion it is suggested that one simply call her name. One need not try to 'tell' her what your 'problem' is (it may not be your problem anyway!), Kuan Yin knows what it/they are - even if you don't!

The traditional form of this invocation is: Namu Kuan Shi Yin Pu Sa

In effect this "Life Giving Phrase" does not need to be translated into any other language or particularly understood on any other level -For it simply is what it is: Unfathomable and Infinite Light and Life.

At around about the 6th Century, in China poetry competitions became fashionable and the predominant theme still was Kuan Yin, her virtues and the advice that she gave. Over the years these poems were compiled as one complete work of 100.

This volume then came to be used as a medium by fortune-tellers. The services of the soothsayer were settled with a money burning ceremony. Hard-earned money bought valueless paper money to burn. Via these mediums Kuan Yin's compassionate advice and assistance - especially to pregnant women - established this figure in countless manifestation in perhaps dozens of eastern cultures as the compassionate Goddess of Love.

Be advised that there is no number pattern to the layout of the poems and the order it utterly random. Therefore, whatever you get is decided by fate. All that you have to do is be where you are and 'listen' or understand and enjoy your past, present and future.

We therefore ask you to simply take this item on face value and enjoy.

Answers take only a second; a wise question may take a lifetime to ask.

It is with great pleasure that we launch this item freely to the World Wide Web for all those that pass this way.

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Kuan Yin is often considered to be a female manifestation of Amida Buddha - who also manifests as the thousand armed, thousand eyed Buddha who 'looks' simultaneously in a thousand direction for suffering whilst offering a thousand arms of assistance.

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