Kwan Yin Mantra

The Kwan Yin Mantra
The Kwan Yin Mantra

The Compassionate Guan Shi Yin is totally known to all those living in Asia as she is a gentle and compassionate one.  

Many not educated Buddhists specially the older ones would say a story to the kids, where Guan Shi Yin was once the third princess Miao Shan in ancient China.

Chanting Guan Yin mantra we open our hearts, change our frequency and provide affection, love, and compassion to those around us.

Guan Yin's original name in sanskrit is Avalokitesvara which means "The Observer of the sights and sounds of the world" The chinese translation of her name is Guan Shi Yin.

On a side note, in the chinese tradition, Guan Yin has two attendants on her two sides. On her right is a girl carrying a flaming pearl and on the left is a boy folding his palms together.

The Kuan Yin Mantra: 

Namo Kuan Shih Yin Pu’Sa
Pronounced: Nay- Mo Gwahn, Shy Een, Poo Sa.
Meaning: Homage to the sacred name of Kwan Yin.

Kuan Yin mantra meaning:

  • Namo (Sanskrit) means ”homage to” or ”refuge in”;
  • Guan (Chinese) means ”observe” or ”care”;
  • Shi (Chinese) means ”world”;
  • Yin (Chinese) means ”sound” or ”voice”;
  • Pusa (Sanskrit) means ”Bodhisattva” – a being with great compassion and wisdom.