Avalokiteshvara of the Bodhisattva of Compassion Sanskrit goddess
Avalokiteshvara is in Mahayana Buddhism the Bodhisattva of universal compassion Sanskrit karuna. The female form in China is Guanyin. She is known as the Goddess of Mercy and is worshiped by millions of Chinese around the world. She is the most popular Chinese deity and the female personification of the compassionate Buddha.