Becoming Kuan Yin: The Evolution of Compassion

Becoming Kuan Yin: The Evolution of Compassion

Stephen Levine

In his lengthy occupation as a poet, Buddhist instructor, religious consultant, and author, Stephen Levine has replaced our figuring out of loss of life and death. In Becoming Kuan Yin, Levine's first new publication in lots of years, he turns to the legend of Kuan Yin, the Bodhistitva honored via East Asian Buddhists for her compassion.

In Becoming Kuan Yin, Levine stocks the story of Miao Shan, born centuries in the past to a merciless king who sought after her to marry a filthy rich yet uncaring guy. this is often the tale of the way Miao Shan refused to keep on with the trail her father had in brain and, as an alternative, grew to become Kuan Yin, the 1st said woman Buddha who watches over the loss of life and those that paintings with them.

Levine weaves jointly tale and perform and is helping readers become aware of their very own limitless potential for mercy and compassion less than tough situations. This publication could have resonance for Kuan Yin's thousands of followers.

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