Monday, July 21, 2008

Wishing you enlightenment!

Today is the Buddhist holiday known as the Feast of the Enlightenment of Avalokitesvara.

In some Buddhist traditions the Avalokitesvara takes on a female form and is known as Kuan Yin the Goddess of mercy and compassion. In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition it is believe d that the Dalai Lama is the incarnation of the Avalokitesvara.


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