Mother Kuan Yin siting on Dragon Fish, the goddess of compassion. Of all the goddesses, she is most revered and beloved throughout the world. Many Buddhist scriptures state that one can invoke Kuan Yin’s assistance by simply calling out her name, people feel that this bodhisattva is very approachable. “One Who Hears the Cries of the World”, She hears those who call upon her and helps them even to lead them to the peace and happiness of the Western Heaven. Mother Quan Yin/Kuan Yin is a savior with boundless compassion, a comforter of the sick, lost, senile, frightened and unfortunate.
Kuan Yin’s main attraction for people lies in her efforts to eliminate suffering and to make people live in peace and harmony. This kind of immediate benefit and the ability to receive protection or help simply by calling the bodhisattva’s name, similar to children receiving an instant reply when calling their mother, have contributed to Kuan Yin’s great popularity.