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Kuan Yin


A benevolent Chinese guardian goddess who also presided over fertility and childbirth.  Known for her great compassion and protectiveness,  she was originally worshipped as a male deity and was not perceived as being of the female gender until about five hundred years after her introduction into China.  She is often invoked in times of danger and by newlywed couples who desire to be blessed with children.


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