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Pensive Mechanical Bodhisattvas

Meditating Machinery: Mechanical Buddhas and Other Religious Icons by Wang Zi Won.
posted by homunculus on Mar 1, 2013 - 11 comments

The Feminine side of Buddhism

As in most religions, Buddhism's pantheon of deities and saints has been male dominated. The preeminent exception to this is Kuan Yin, the goddess of compassion, also called Guan Yin or Kannon. She is the female form of the bodhisattva AvalokiteĊ›vara, who underwent a gender shift after being popularized in China. She has inspired amazing forms of worship. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Sep 12, 2008 - 15 comments

Best Buy Bodhisattva

Best Buy Bodhisattva. [more inside]
posted by chunking express on Dec 19, 2007 - 74 comments

Wu Tai Shan

Wutaishan: Pilgrimage to Five Peak Mountain.
posted by homunculus on Aug 22, 2007 - 4 comments

That's a lot of hands that... can't hear.

The Thousand-hand Bodhisattva dance is performed by 21 deaf, Chinese dancers. (NLTH: "Not Literally a Thousand Hands") Via octopus dropkick
posted by brundlefly on Jul 10, 2005 - 19 comments

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