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Noun1.Kwannon - Japanese counterpart of Chinese Kuan YinKwannon - Japanese counterpart of Chinese Kuan Yin
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Not only does he situate himself in the Confucian outlook of the Tokugawa, in the same lines he also speaks of paying homage to heaven, thereby identifying with Shinto practices, and praying to Kwannon, goddess of mercy in Buddhism.
Da mesma forma, a penultima incarnacao de Buda, o jovem elefante branco sagrado, e frequentemente representado em pe sobre a flor do lotus, o mesmo ocorrendo com os inumeros discipulos, com os bodhisattvas, e com as estatuas Kwannon no budismo japones.