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The many legends of Guanyin – or Kwun Yum – the goddess of mercy revered in Hong Kong and around the world

  • One of the most popular deities in the pantheons of Buddhism, Taoism and Chinese folk religion has origin stories as varied as she is celebrated
  • Guanyin, or Kwun Yum as she is known in Hong Kong, used to be a male bodhisattva called Avalokitesvara
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