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Represented in Artwork as Male or Female. Kannon worship remains non-denominational and widespread. Kannon personifies compassion and is one of the most widely worshipped divinities in Asia and Japan in both ancient and modern times.
Veneration of Kannon in Japan began in the late 6th century, soon after Buddhism reached Japan by way of Korea and China. Originally male in form, Kannon is now often portrayed as female in China, Japan, and other East Asian countries.
Each of these nations dressed Kannon in different forms to suit their own temperaments and spiritual concepts. It was later shortened to Kannon.
Kannon is a Bodhisattva Jp. The other is Seishi Bosatsu. In Japan, the three appear in a popular grouping known as the Amida Sanzon lit. See photo in adjacent sidebar. Although depicted with masculine features in the earliest representations, Kannon later appears with attributes of both genders and eventually becomes a symbol of the divine feminine, the divine mother in both China and Japan.
Popular feminine versions in modern Japan include Koyasu Kannon child givingJibo Kannon loving motherGyoran Kannon carrying fish basketand others. Kannon can appear in many different forms to save people.
These three circuits cover sites, and making the pilgrimage to each site in proper order is said to save the believer from hell and to open the gates to everlasting life. The Lotus Sutra is the scriptural basis for these pilgrimage circuits. In addition to the 33 Forms of Kannonthis deity also comes in six salvific forms to save all sentient beings trapped in the Six Realms of Karmic Rebirth the cycle of suffering, the cycle of samsara.
In this role, Kannon presides over the memorial service held on the th day following one's death.
Saying prayers to the deity on this day is believed to bring greater merits and results than on regular days. According to popular belief, religious services held on such a day will have particular merit.
Kannon worship is essentially non-denominational and widespread. To Tibetans, the current Dalai Lama is an incarnation of Kannon. Buddhism for the Common Folk.
See From Court to Commoner Buddhism. New forms of Kannon have emerged in modern Japan to deal with contemporary issues such as Alzheimers dementiawith abortionand with caring for deceased pets. Additionally, in recent decades, many giant effigies of Kannon have been erected to pray for world peace and to honor war veterans those who died in war.The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, , in the state of Washington.
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