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Accounts and images of Six Kannon in Japan

Author: Sherry D Fowler
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokite?vara), a compassionate savior who is one of the most beloved in the Buddhist pantheon. When Kannon appears in multiple manifestations, the deity's powers are believed to increase to even greater heights. This concept generated several cults throughout history: among the most significant is the cult of the Six Kannon, which began in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fowler, Sherry D., 1957-
Accounts and images of Six Kannon in Japan
(OCoLC)1136896003
Named Person: Avalokiteśvara, (Buddhist deity); Avalokiteśvara, (Buddhist deity); Avalokiteśvara, (Buddhist deity); Guanyin
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry D Fowler
ISBN: 9780824856229 0824856228
OCLC Number: 946610614
Description: xx, 411 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Reconstructing Six Kannon from the tenth to the twelfth centuries --
A vision at Six Kannon Lake and Six Kannon/six kami relationships in Kyushu --
Traveling sets and ritual performance --
The six-syllable sutra ritual mandala and the Six Kannon --
Painting the Six Kannon --
Bodies and benefits : from Six to Thirty-three Kannon.
Responsibility: Sherry D. Fowler.

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Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon, a compassionate savior who is one of the most beloved in the Buddhist pantheon. In this ambitious work, Sherry Fowler examines  Read more...

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