Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Tatsume ....I love your name
- Yes, I suppose I should have been more precise. I was aiming at
simplicity, not wanting to get into the details of the life of the
Buddha. But it is still one of the aspects of the Buddha, in this case,
prior to his becoming a monk, and therefore dressed in princely garb.
Solveig Throndardottir wrote:
> Kiri hime!
> Greetings from Solveig
> > Actually, according to sources I have, the Kannon/Quan Yin of
> > Japan/China are Buddhist in origin, being adaptations of the Buddha
> > /Avalokitesvara /or the Buddha of Infinite Compassion.
> Avalokitesvara is actually a Bodhisatva. Of course, this particular
> Bodhisatva is strongly associated with the Amida Buddha. You can
> generally tell who is who just by looking at their clothes. Kannon is
> dressed in royal attire while Amida is dressed as a monk.
> Your Humble Servant
> Solveig Throndardottir
> Amateur Scholar
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