Meaning of Avalokitesvara

A•va•lo•ki•te•sva•ra

Pronunciation: (uv"u-lō"ki-tāsh'vur-u), [key]
— n. Buddhism.
  1. a male Bodhisattva, widely revered and identified with various persons and gods. Cf. Kwan-Yin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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