Kuan Yin is known as a goddess of compassion and a representative symbol for women’s healing. The quality of compassion during an illness is an essential component to wholeness and recovery. Women embrace this ideology in everyday living; it is in her DNA.
“Kwai Yin” is known as the Great Mother in China and is the embodiment of the yin principle (the feminine). In Japan she is known as Kwannon which Joseph Campbell reported as representing ‘Boundless Compassion’. (Barbara Walker, The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets. Harper San Francisco, 1983)
In Buddhist tradition the word compassion translated from the word ‘karuna’ is a much more powerful word. Karuna is described as a deep love for all beings with an intensity like that of a mother’s love for her child.
Throughout the world Kuan Yin is beloved by many. People turn to her who are sick, lost or frightened.She is seen as a great protector and a benefactor for the weak, the ill and especially for children. (Read more at http://www.mykwanyin.com/kwgoddess.html.)
The female essence of healing is found in many cultures throughout the world. The ‘yin’ is equated to the dark side of the yin/yang symbol which holds a deeper central power, taps into the unseen side of life and is like a river that flows with ease or force always seeking its own level.
Kuan Yin honors all human life with a deep love and passion. Her energy is needed now in the world more than ever before to restore the planet and her inhabitants back earth’s roots.