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Guanyin

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A 16th-century statue of Guanyin (Avalokiteśvara) from the Nhân Trai Pagoda in Haiphong, Vietnam. The statue is now in the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi.

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Guanyin (uncountable)

  1. (religion, Buddhism) The bodhisattva of compassion, venerated by Buddhists in East and Southeast Asia; depicted variously as male or female.

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