Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Avalokitesvara / Guan Yin Goddess Statue at KTM Resort Batam
It is generally accepted among East Asian adherents that Guanyin originated as the Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara (अवलोकितेश्वर). Commonly known in English as the Mercy Goddess or Goddess of Mercy, Guanyin is also revered by Chinese Taoists (or Daoists) as an Immortal. However, in folk traditions such as Chinese mythology, there are other stories about Guanyin's origins that are outside jatakas of Avalokiteśvara recorded in Buddhist sutras.
Statue of Goddess Kwan Im also an icon of Batam Island. Statue of the goddess Kwan Im is the result of the work of human hands is located at Tanjung Pinggir, Sekupang, precisely at KTM Resort. Statue of Goddess Kwan Im originally located on the waterfront facing Singapore, but eventually it was being moved to the front of the temple. Goddess Kwan Im statue built very sturdy with metal bones. Many people pray before the statue of the Goddess Kwan Im.
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