Mo-chun-e Po Shat
asked Sakyamuni Buddha, the reason of Kun-sai-yin Po Shat (Avalokiteshvara)
has been named as Kun-sai-yin?
Sakyamuni Buddha said:
When people chant, "Kun-sai-yin Po Shat",
he will help them to overcome their immediate danger.
"Kuan" means Visualize.
"Sai-yin" means Universe sound.
He will also blend into whatever situation or a similar identity as
those in order to guide them toward the Buddhism way.
Shat (Bodhisattva) spent countless years diligently cultivating self-realization. He
realized that everything is not forever but is empty and illusory; why do we have to become attached to such temporary
Both Bodhisattvas and Buddhas follow
this method to attain enlightenment.
Note: The picture of Kun-sai-yin Po Shat
was man's face before, but change to woman's appearance later by the