The compassionate Bodhisattva of mercy.
Tib. Chenrezig Jigten wangchuk] The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, [he who sees in all directions, the all seeing one.
the Buddha of the Great Compassion, in the Mahâyâna Buddhism. He is considered as an incarnation of the Buddha Amitâbha. He is very popular and worshipped in Tibet, Corea and Japan. His mantra is " OM Mani Padme Hûm"
Mahayana Bodhisattva of Compassion
The embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas. Sometimes he appears with one face and four arms, and sometimes with eleven faces and a thousand arms. At the time of Buddha Shakyamuni, he manifested as a Bodhisattva disciple. See Living Meaningfully, Dying Joyfully.
a male Bodhisattva; widely associated with various gods and people
(Skt. = Tib. Chenrezi). Mahayana and Vajrayana deity expressing the compassion (Skt. karuna) of the Buddha.
Ahe bodhisattva of infinite compassion, from the Sanskrit term "the lord who looks in every direction."
Compassionate bodhisattva who is described in the Land of Bliss sutras as standing by the side of Amida to welcome the deceased to the afterlife. In China, Avaoliteshvara became a feminine deity, Kuan-yin.
the Buddha of Compassion (called Chen re zig in Tibetan).
Bodhisattva of Compassion. Compassion and Wisdom represent the two main concepts of Mahayana Buddhism. See Manjushri.
'Lord of Beholding'; one of the two bodhisattvas attending Amida; he represents Amida's Great Compassion.
The Bodhisattva of Compassion who alleviates suffering. He is one of the best known and most venerated deities in the Buddhist pantheon. He is usually shown standing with an effigy of Amitabha (Buddha of the afterlife) in his headdress, and bearing the attributes of lotus, flower or water vase and rosary.
Popularly known as the Bodhisattva of Compassion. He has reincarnated in this world numerous times (in both male and female forms) and therefore plays many roles depending on which strand of Buddhism one follows. First, in Mahayana Buddhism, he is considered to be the manifestation of Amitabha Buddha, the founder of the Pure Land school of Buddhism. As such he is available to help all in dire need. Second, in China, she appears as Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Compassion. In folk belief, she keeps people safe from natural catastrophe. Third, in Tibet, he appears in several forms. The most important of these are as Chenrezig, the male partner of the couple who gave birth to the Tibetan people, and as the Dalai Lama.
(Skt.): 1. Name of a specific DEITY, representing the COMPASSION of all BUDDHAS = Chenrezig (Tib.) 2. One of the main disciples of SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA.
The buddha of compassion. A male meditational deity embodying fully enlightened compassion.
( Skt. / Tib. Chenrezig): "loving eyes", the bodhisattva of compassion. One of the eight great bodhisattvas of Shakyamuni Buddha. Avalokiteshvara, the patron deity of Tibet is the embodiment of the compassion of all the buddhas. Known as a yidam or deity practice, Avalokiteshvara is a ritualized meditative technique designed to help the practitioner directly access the spiritual qualities symbolized by the deity. The methods of supportive imagery or visualization, mantra and wishing prayers are the means used to cultivate boundless compassion.
(Skt); â€˜ jig rten dbang phyug (Tib). A meditational deity who embodies the compassionate aspect of all the Buddhas.