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  Kannon Bodhisattva (Bosatsu) - Goddess of Mercy, One Who Hears Prayers of the World, Japanese Buddhism Art History
Kannon often appears in the Amida Raigo Triad, for the Kannon is one of the principal attendants of Amida, the Buddha of the Western Paradise.
Kannon occupies a major place in the liturgy of the Pure Land Sect in Japan, whose principal deity of worship is Amida.
Known as Guanyin (Kuan-yin) in China, the Kannon is said to be the spiritual son of Amitabha (Amida), although images of the Kannon appear mostly as a goddess.
www.onmarkproductions.com /html/kannon.shtml   (3412 words)

 Worcester Art Museum - Juichimen Kannon (eleven-headed Kannon)
Kannon, a symbol of Buddhist wisdom and compassion, is a bodhisattva, or an enlightened deity who is said to remain in this world to help mankind find salvation.
The eleven-headed Kannon became the focus of a major cult, when as part of the popularization of the faith, rites of repentance were carried out before images of this type.
Kannon is associated with the worship of Amida Buddha, whose image stands in front of the small heads on the statue.
www.worcesterart.org /Collection/Japanese/1959.72.html   (238 words)

 Kannon Perspective
Kannon builds strategies from the Outside-In, starting with an understanding of our clients' customers, -channels, and the environment in which they compete.
As Kannon has worked across different industries, we've developed several proprietary frameworks that bring structure where none existed, using analysis to address assumptions or "mythologies," and tapping creative data sources and perspectives -- laying a solid foundation and basic core upon which the final strategies are built.
Kannon has also helped clients redirect resources from several "pet" projects to ones which made more strategic sense; bring together sales departments which have traditionally competed for customers to work together; and build a common strategic vision across marketing, selling and production departments.
www.kannon.com /about/perspective.php   (528 words)

 Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage
Kannon (sometimes Kanzeon or Kwannon) is the Japanese name for the bodhisattva Avalokitasvara, or Bodhisattva of Compassion, one of whose 33 manifestations (the only female one) corresponds to the Chinese bodhisattva Kuan-yin, known in the West as the "Goddess of Mercy."
Kannon's ability to take 33 different forms is the reason why there are 33 temples on this 1500-mile pilgrimage that stretches from Lake Biwa to Kobe and touches Japan's east and west coasts.
Then find the hall with the Kannon image, toss some money into the donation box, ring the bell (actually a kind of gong that you strike with a vertical rope) three times and say a prayer.
www.taleofgenji.org /saigoku_pilgrimage.html   (493 words)

 Bodhisattva - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, Tibetan Buddhists believe in Chenrezig, who is Avalokitesvara in India, Kuan Yin (other spellings: Guan Yin, Kwan Yin, Quan Yin, some of which may be seen written as a single word) in China, and Kannon (formerly spelt and pronounced: Kwannon) in Japan.
In the manga/anime titled Gensoumaden Saiyuki, the bodhisattva called Kannon appears as a minor, but still relevant, character.
In this unorthodox take on Buddhism, Kanzeon Bosatsu (a more formal form of Kannon) is a smart-talking hermaphrodite who guides the Sanzo-ikkou on their quest to Shangri-La.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bodhisattva   (1427 words)

(arrival) in Kannon Zendo, and at 8 a.m.
Kannon Zendo is a Zen Meditation Center in Los Alamos, NM.
The Kannon Zendo generally follows the same practice protocols as observed in the centers of its parent lineage, the Zen Center of Los Angeles and Zen Mountain Monastery in New York State.
www.kannonzendo.org   (481 words)

 Arm of Kannon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arm of Kannon (BIRTH in Japan) is a manga by Masakazu Yamaguchi
The Arm of Kannon is a holy relic of the buddhist goddess Kannon (Kanzeon bosatsu); after the archeologist Tozo Mikami discovered it, he disappeared for three years.
When he returns, his son, Mao, starts noticing something strange about him, and soon discovers that a secret military organization, Garama, is trying to enveil the secrets of the artifact to use it as a weapon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arm_of_Kannon   (135 words)

 FirstClass Solutions by Kannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 Baby Name Kannon - Origin and Meaning of Kannon
Kannon has 2 variant forms: Kannan and Kannen.
Kannon is a rare male first name as it was not ranked for males of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census.
Kannon is a rare surname as it was not ranked for people of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census.
www.thinkbabynames.com /meaning/1/Kannon   (121 words)

 Kuan Yin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Japanese, Kuan Yin is pronounced Kannon (観音) or more formally Kanzeon (観世音); the spelling Kwannon, based on a pre-modern pronunciation, is sometimes seen.
Some Chinese of the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic Philippines, in an act of syncretism, have identified Kuan Yin with the Virgin Mary.
During the Edo Period in Japan, when Christianity was banned and punishable by death, some underground Christian groups venerated the Virgin Mary disguised as a statue of Kannon; such statues are known as Maria Kannon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kannon   (3786 words)

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The pink lotus is ubiquitous in Asian art and usually depicted with a celestial saviour, an archetypal symbol of the infinite and eternal.
There are 500 Kannon to the left of the central image, arranged in ten rows of 50 each.
Of the original 1000 small Kannon, 876 date from the Kamakura reconstruction of the temple (1251-1266), including nine by Tankei.
www.lycos.com /info/kannon.html   (427 words)

 Japanese Art | The Bodhisattva Kannon | F1902.225
This monumental painting of Kannon, a bodhisattva (enlightened being) associated with infinite compassion, portrays the Buddhist deity in the guise of a maternal figure who nurtures an infant below surrounded by a halo.
This unusual presentation of the familiar deity Kannon was based on traditional Buddhist works of art, in which the deity is sometimes attended or accompanied by a child.
In the last year of his life, Hogai completed a second version of Hibo Kannon, which is now in the collection of the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
www.asia.si.edu /collections/singleObject.cfm?ObjectId=1692   (236 words)

Like Jizo, Kannon (Sanskirt: Avalokitesvara; Chinese: Kuan Yin) is an important Bodhisattva, an incarnation of the Buddha who has voluntarily renounced Enlightenment in order to guide lesserbeings though the realms of existence.
There is also a line of thirty-three kannon statues stretching up the left ridge of the Akakura gorge culminating in a large Shokannonsama statue near the mountain's summit, an important route of mountain shugyo (ascetic discipline).
Finally, there is an assemblage of thirty three small kannon statues in the rear area of Akakura Mountain Shrine, centered around a large statue of Kannon.
people.brandeis.edu /~eschatt/ImmortalWishes/kannon.html   (213 words)

 Kannon's party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Kannon loved his dinosaur cake and we also had a cake for Shayne, as this was also a celebration for his birthday, which is today, August 29th.
Kannon got a phone call from daddy wishing him a happy birthday and then he went to the MN Science Museum with Grammie and Papi.
Kannon said that he missed his dad being at his party, but he can't wait until he comes home!
journals.aol.com /makswkklk/ShayneWKorpela/entries/2005/08/29/.../1650   (394 words)

 Maria Kannon Zen Center - The Story of Maria Kannon
The name of Maria Kannon Zen Center is taken from the two leading figures of compassion from the Christian and Buddhist traditions: Mary or Maria from Christianity and Kannon (Sanskrit Avalokitesvara: Chinese, Kuan Yin) from the Buddhist tradition.
Maria Kannon is being accorded renewed expression of a mutually resonating theme in the Buddhist and Christian traditions: the theme of compassion in its cosmic dimensions.
It is in the context of such a renewed appreciation and new significance, and in the hope of birthing a new possibility, that we look to the image o f Maria Kannon as inspiration for Zen practice that cuts across traditional lines of demarcation between the Buddhist and Christian traditions.
www.mkzc.org /maria-kannon-story.htm   (457 words)

 Arm of Kannon Graphic Novel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
And when a mysterious warrior shows up as a protector for he and his sister, Mao begins piecing together the secrets of the relic that may lead to a secret organization committed to exploiting the magic of the ancient relic for the development of super soldiers for the military.
At the foot of Mt. Fuji, Lieutenant Ken and the Garma mystics converge on Mao Mikami, who is possessed by the fabled "Arm of Kannon." In order to uncover the dark secrets of the arm, Ryo may have to plumb the depths of the past.
Few have ever survived the horrific affliction of the 'Arm of Kannon.' Its demonic authority fuels a desire to kill and destroy until the host is driven to sheer madness.
www.cartoonpassion.com /armofkagrno.html   (569 words)

 Image no. 683 | Byakue Kannon (White-robed Kannon) | AskAsia.org
Images of the Water-Moon Kannon seated on a rocky outcrop overhanging turbulent water had appeared in China as early as the 10th century, underpinned by textual references to Mt. Potalaka, the abode of Kannon located off the south coast of India.
By the 12th century, depictions of White-robed Kannon were becoming popular with Chan (Japanese: Zen) monks, who brought them to Japan, where Japanese versions frequently adorned the living quarters of Zen monasteries.
Unlike orthodox religious painting, images of White-robed Kannon were executed in monochrome, which lent them a psychological immediacy and spontaneity that was prized by Zen adherents.
www.askasia.org /teachers/images/image.php?no=683   (279 words)

 Sensoji (Asakusa Kannon Temple)
Sensoji (also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, the center of the shitamachi (lit.
The legend says that in the year 628, two brothers fished a statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy, out of the Sumida River, and even though they put the statue back into the river, it always returned to them.
Consequently, Sensoji was built there for the goddess of Kannon.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e3001.html   (424 words)

 Anifanatikku : Kannon Review
Kannon is based off of a dating sim of the same name.
I would say that this is a very enjoyable show as it manages to flesh out the various characters even if it does meander though a bunch of subplots.
Kannon is better than most anime shows of the genre.
www.nz17.com /anifanatikku/reviews/126.php   (247 words)

 John Von Kannon
As Vice President and Treasurer, Von Kannon oversees the Heritage development operations.
Von Kannon previously served as Vice President of the Pacific Legal Foundation in Sacramento and as President of Russell & Von Kannon, a Chicago-based marketing and consulting firm.
A graduate of Indiana University, Von Kannon is a Trustee of The Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment in Bozeman, Montana, and a Trustee of the Philadelphia Society.
www.heritage.org /About/Staff/JohnVonKannon.cfm   (78 words)

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She is called Kwan-on in Korea, and Kannon in Japan.
She is particularly popular among the woman, as she is seen to grant wishes, aid with troubles.
In Japan, there are 33 manifestations--or images of Kannon (their name for Kwan Yin).
www.uuaa.org /sermons/KWANYI~1.txt   (5485 words)

 Shingon Buddhist Intl. Institute: Kannon Bosatsu
Generally taking on a gentle female form, Avalokitesvara is understood to protect living beings with loving compassion, but she can also take on a stern faced, fiery and angry appearance such as we find in Hayagrîva (Batô Kannon), the Horse Faced Avalokitesvara, who gives guidance and protection in the animal world.
Avalokitesvara can also devote her energies to acts of salvation in the guise of many different faces, such as is found in the Eleven Faced Avalokitesvara; or perform acts of compassion with many hands, such as is done by the Thousand Armed Avalokitesvara.
Avalokitesvara (Kannon) is also called Kanzeon Bodhisattva, and this name indicates that this Bodhisattva can hear the voices and concerns of the world, and, in order to provide immediate relief, can change into many different forms to save people freely at will according to their time and place.
www.shingon.org /deities/jusanbutsu/kannon.html   (498 words)

 Guide to Japanese Pilgrims, Pilgrimages, Holy Mountains, Sacred Shrines
The first type is exemplified by the pilgrimage to 33 Sites Sacred to Kannon in Western Japan and the pilgrimage to 88 Holy Sites of Shikoku, in which one makes a circuit of a series of temples or holy places, sometimes separated by great distances, in a set order.
Many Japanese localities and prefectures, hoping to attract religious tourists, have copied the traditional pilgrimage patterns to establish their own modern circuits for the 33 Kannon and 88 Holy Sites.
Hanging scrolls are pilgrimage souvenirs, and pilgrims often ask the custodian of the temple to stamp or inscribe such scrolls.
www.onmarkproductions.com /html/pilgrimages-pilgrims-japan.html   (2199 words)

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 Nijuhachibushu - The 28 Legions of the 1000-Armed Kannon, Japanese Buddhism Photo Dictionary
Nijuhachibushu - The 28 Legions of the 1000-Armed Kannon, Japanese Buddhism Photo Dictionary
Both the Wind God and the Thunder God are originally subordinates to the Senju Kannon, and worshipped together with Kannon's 28 attendants.
This is a copy of Sotatsu's crowning work by Korin.
www.onmarkproductions.com /html/28-bushu-kannon.shtml   (525 words)

 FTP Index. Main Library Files   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
All code files for the article "Build an RC Motor Tachometer", by Alonzo Trueland.
RVK-Basic compiler from the article RVK-BASIC: Fast, Affordable Code for AVR Microcontrollers, by Bob Vun Kannon.
USBMicro.pdf Replacement file for corrupted schematic in the November issue.
www.nutsvolts.com /ftpindex.htm   (8852 words)

 Elissa Kannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 Advent Children.forums - View Profile: Kannon
Interests: Of course, FF's, playing guitar, playing drums, singing, racing my motorcycle (before a friend wreck
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