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Accounts and images of six Kannon in Japan.

Author: Sherry D Fowler
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry D Fowler
ISBN: 9780824856229 0824856228
OCLC Number: 966737456
Description: 384 pages
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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Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan is a thorough art historical in- vestigation of the Japanese Buddhist cult of Six Kannon that will serve as a resource for senior-level scholars of Japanese Read more...

 
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